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Who Are We! and BAAGG Officers

Birmingham African American Genealogy Group, Inc. (BAAGG)
PO Box 12011
Birmingham, AL 35202
Email: info@baagginc.org

We are the Birmingham African American Genealogy Group, Inc. (BAAGG), the oldest African American genealogy group in the state of Alabama. BAAGG was organized in 1999 as the Birmingham African American Genealogy Study Group under the Birmingham Genealogical Society (BGS). Our Group is incorporated in Jefferson County, Alabama and is a 501(c)3 entity under the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Code.

BAAGG Mission

To encourage genealogical research and documentation through presentations at local, state, and national events and seminars; offering of educational classes to our members and the community; and the publication of sound genealogical research by:
  •  Encouraging and supporting the use of genealogy as a tool for African Americans to become aware of their history and heritage
  • Encouraging the collection, preservation and maintenance of African American genealogical materials at various libraries, museums, and other repositories for our group and families
  • Stimulating our membership and the general public to research, study, and record their family histories
  • Promoting and maintaining high ethical standards in genealogical research and publications

        Birmingham African American Genealogy Group
2019 Officers & Directors

President              Ethel Alexander       ljenkens9832@hotmail.com

Vice President      Vacant        
Secretary                Pamela Cook                cookpamela7@gmail.com 

Treasurer                Melanie Booker           bookermin@aol.com     

Chaplain                  Walter Sturdivant    telco00@bellsouth.net

Parliamentarian   George Weeks  firefighter221@bellsouth.net            

Historian                Vacant

Dir of Ed                  John L. Lanier, Jr.    john.l.lanier@gmail.com

Dir of Pub Rel     Dianne Moore  diburgil@bham.rr.com

Dir of Research       Kel Laegerlaegerke@montevallo.edu

Dir of Hospit           Vacant

  2019 Media Officers
BAAGG Editors                    Angela Turner and Adrienna Welch
                                                        Black Genealogy Newsletter                              
BAAGG Webmaster           Wanda Looney 
Email:     w.e.m.looney50@gmail.com                                 

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