An extraordinary thing happened a few days ago: the creators of GenealogyWise, a social networking site dedicated entirely to genealogy, quietly launched their website without an announcement, possibly thinking of a small, informal launch during which they could quietly work out the bugs and refine the features.
That was before 2,918 members joined in three days, created 1,912 interest groups, started 55 forums and posted more than 100 blog entries.
For those of us involved in Internet genealogy, it has been a happy scramble to establish our presence on GenealogyWise and begin using its many powerful, robust features. We now pause to give you an update on the new groups, forums and blog entries (created by the community!) on GenealogyWise which are of interest to African American researchers… READ MORE