Official news release
(Louisville, KY) Reckoning Inc. will present Finding Enslaved Kentucky Ancestors workshop on Saturday, March 11th at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, located at 1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This workshop will focus on how someone can locate an enslaved Kentucky descendant by using free online resources created by Reckoning, Inc. The workshop will be conducted by Denyce Peyton, a professional genealogist with over 25 years of experience who is currently project director for Reckoning, Inc.’s Kentucky U.S. Colored Troops Project. The workshop is free and open to the public.
If you would like to setup an interview with African American genealogist Denyce Peyton and/or schedule your church or organization for the free workshop, please contact VIPP Communications at info@vippcommunications,.com or call 502-341-7306.
Reckoning, Inc. is 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to examine the legacy of slavery in America, and to create ways for communities to engage with this information through research projects, media productions, educational curricula, online content, and other means.
Reckoning, Inc. receives funding from the Kentucky African American Heritage Commission, Gheens Foundation, Community Foundation of Louisville, LG&E and KU Foundation, David A. Jones, Jr., and Mary Gwen Wheeler, Hardscuffle Inc., Metro United Way, National Endowment for the Humanities, American Historical Association, and the Owsley Brown III Philanthropic Foundation.