We conserve ancestry through research and restoration.

The Brister English Project is dedicated to illuminating the rich heritage of American descendants of chattel slavery, fostering self-discovery and unity through genealogical exploration. Our mission is to provide an inclusive, supportive platform that celebrates ancestral roots, strengthens cultural bonds, and inspires future generations to embrace their unique legacy with pride and purpose.

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We conserve ancestry through research and restoration

The Brister English Project was created to help American descendants of slavery connect with a past we thought may have been lost

over 100 families helped so far