Genealogy Roadshow co-host to visit Dallas Public Library Dec. 20

Genealogy Roadshow co-host to visit Dallas Public Library Dec. 20

Kenyatta D. Berry, co-host of the PBS series Genealogy Roadshow, will be at the Dallas Public Library Dec. 20 to discuss genealogy, family history, and her new book The Family Tree Toolkit: A Comprehensive Guide to Uncovering Your Ancestry and Researching Genealogy. 

The free event, A Conversation with Kenyatta D. Berry will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 in the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library Auditorium, 1515 Young St., first floor.

“We are very pleased to welcome Kenyatta D. Berry to the Dallas Public Library,” said Dallas Public Library Genealogy & History Unit Manager Stephanie Bennett.  “It’s a great opportunity for the public to learn more about discovering their own family history.”

Kenyatta D. Berry is a professional genealogist, lecturer, writer, attorney and television personality. Her genealogy career spans more than 20 years of data collection, in-depth genealogical research, and historical content. Kenyatta’s vast knowledge in the areas of African American genealogy, slave ancestral research, and DNA analysis has made her an invaluable “go to” source around the world. She’s also been featured in publications such as Black Enterprise and the Wall Street Journal.

Interviewing Kenyatta at the Dec. 20 event will be Lisa Louise Cooke, an internationally known genealogy lecturer and author of genealogy publications, podcasts and videos.

Berry’s presentation at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library is made possible by FamilyTree DNA, the Dallas Genealogical Society and the Dallas Public Library’s Genealogy & History Division.

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