The Oberlin African-American Genealogy and History Group (OAAGHG) was organized in 2000 from a group of friends who met informally around their interest in genealogy. OAAGHG was incorporated by the State of Ohio in the spring of 2001 and recognized as a federal non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization during the summer of 2002. The OberlinAfrican-American Genealogy and History Group (OAAGHG), is dedicated toencouraging support for African-American Genealogy and Historical Research. The OAAGHG logo is an original design by Margaret Christian featuring two hands holding a baobab tree and symbolizing the continued connection of African-Americans to Africa, the land of our ancestors.
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“Never to forget where we came from and always praise the bridges that carried us over.”
Fannie Lou Hamer