Latest Personal genealogy News

West Africa native hopes Afropop can bridge cultural gap

May. 14, 2019 11:41 AM EDT

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Much like plants, a person's roots can be unclear without a little digging. And, when it comes to music, those roots can influence a harmony, use of instruments, and an entire genre. While 28-year-old Joseph Mator's foundation may be in York now, his roots trace back to West Africa,...

Proposed human rights ordinance targets biased crime reports

Apr. 11, 2019 8:17 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A proposed human rights ordinance in a west Michigan city includes penalties for violators, including those who dial 911 to try to use police to enforce their own bigotry. WOOD-TV reports the proposed ordinance for Grand Rapids was developed during months of work and a public...