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Geneology helps people learn more about their families and their heritage.  Yet, it can be more complicated for African American families, especially when America's history with slavery is factored in.  From there, the Washtenaw County African American Geneological Society was born.  The society's founders, Omer Jean Winborn and Cheryl Garnett, talk about this project with WEMU's Lisa Barry and Concentrate Media's Sarah Rigg in this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi."


Stephen Satterfield

June 19th is a special day in American history known as ‘Juneteenth.’

89.1 WEMU’s Lisa Barry reports on one local observation featuring a special guest…


Cheyna Roth / MPRN

A new face will grace the walls of the State Capitol