Conversations with Kenyatta

A Conversation with LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, Author, Genealogist, and Current President of BCG

October 12, 2021 Kenyatta D. Berry Season 1 Episode 15
Conversations with Kenyatta
A Conversation with LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, Author, Genealogist, and Current President of BCG
Show Notes

In this episode, Kenyatta D. Berry, author and host of The Genealogy Roadshow, is joined by author, professional genealogist, and current president of The Board for Certification for Genealogists (BCG), LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson.

LaBrenda and Kenyatta discuss not only LaBrenda's career, but also what is required to become a board-certified genealogist. She outlines the process and gives some behind-the-scenes glimpses into BCG's work. They also discuss the lineage association Sons & Daughters of the U.S.. mIddle Passage and what it means to find a community in those whose ancestors had been enslaved.

LaBrenda also talks about her book A Guide to Researching African American Ancestors in Laurens County, South Carolina, and how her work can help you, too, no matter what state you live in.

You can visit LaBrenda's website here: https://www.labgarrettgenealogy.com/

Purchase her book here: https://amzn.to/2X9Fncr

And find her on Twitter, and on Facebook.

The music for this episode, as always, is "Good Vibe," by Ketsa.

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