Brenda Muhammad was born and raised in Central New York but her parents are both from Arkansas. Every other year, Brenda and her extended family participate in a family reunion. There, they compare their new genealogical research and flesh out their heritage. Brenda is being interviewed here by Joan Bryant and Claire Enkosky.
Every time I would go to Arkansas, if I was in Little Rock, I would go to vital records or the court house and I would take a little bit of money that I have an buy someone’s birth certificate or someone’s death certificate or a marriage license.