The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS) strives to preserve African-ancestored family history, genealogy, and cultural diversity by teaching research techniques and disseminating information throughout the community. Our primary goals are to promote scholarly research, provide resources for historical and genealogical studies, create a network of persons with similar interests, and assist members in documenting their histories.


KAAHGS is the Kansas Chapter the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society . We are dedicated to telling, re-telling and publishing the African American history of Kansas to help Kansas African American families learn their local and family history. We meet in Topeka and virtually across the nation. Come join us!

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