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Afro-American Geneological and Historical Society, Inc.

AAHGS Historical Journal of the African American Experience in Arkansas

Images of Covers of first two issues of Journal

The Journal Editor and members of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society, Arkansas Chapter, by following its' goal to bring to light, through research, study, collaboration, documentation and presentation, the History and Heritage of Arkansas people of African descent has established for the reader the AAHGS Historical Journal of the African American Experience in Arkansas . This journal is designed for the sole purpose of promoting and acknowledging the integral roles of African Americans within Arkansas, the United States and abroad. To introduce individuals that may not be familiar to many, and recognize the deeds of outstanding groups and individuals that have left a profound impact on the development of this nation. I sincerely hope you find the articles in this premier issue and those to follow useful. You are invited to contribute articles pertaining to but not limited to genealogy and family history, notable Black Arkansans, book reviews, cemetery and church histories, missionary and benevolent societies, mortality schedules, miscegenation, military records, politics, fraternal orders and lodges, all black townships, and other articles of interest, pertaining to the African American community.

“The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do”. Unknown

Tamela Tenpenny-Lewis, President - AAHGS Arkansas Chapter - Let us now do our part!

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