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WXYZ Detroit

Members of the Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society (FHWGS) in Ypsilanti are working to uncover their family history. The 10 Million Names Project is working to make research like this possible for more Black Americans than ever before.

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National Geographic

In this interview, Kendra Field and Richard Cellini discuss how the research of 10 Million Names and use of new innovations in AI technology can help Black Americans uncover lost information about their family legacies.

National Geographic

Good Morning America Visits Shankleville, Texas

Inspired by the work of 10 Million Names, co-anchor of Good Morning America Michael Strahan pays a visit to Shankleville, a freedom colony in East Texas founded by his ancestors.

Good Morning America

All Things Considered on GBH

Dr. Kendra Taira Field speaks with guest host Craig LeMoult about the mission of 10 Million Names, and how the project will help millions of African Americans connect to their family histories.

All Things Considered

Politics Nation on MSNBC

10 Million Names historian Dr. Kendra Taira Field was a guest on Reverend Al Sharpton's MSNBC show "Politics Nation" last Saturday, where she shared important observations African American family history and the 10 Million Names Project.

Politics Nation with Al Sharpton

10 Million Names Project Digs Into History of Black Families. A leading online platform for Black cultural and business news covers 10 Million Names and its mission.

Good Morning America

10 Million Names debuted to 3 million viewers around the US on August 2 when this piece ran on Good Morning America, the nation’s most-watched morning news show.

Good Morning America

Alabama’s most visited online news site,, highlights 10 Million Names and the more than 250 family history sessions that took place at the National Association of Black Journalists in early August 2023.

Tufts Now

Read a profile of 10 Million Names Chief Historian Dr. Kendra Taira Field on Tufts Now, the Tufts University’s daily news platform.

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