FORUM speaker

Ricki King

Principal/Consultant, Roots to Branches Geneaology, LLC

Retired from John Deere Financial, Ricki King received a certificate from Boston University's Genealogical Research Program and founded Roots to Branches Genealogy, LLC. She presented a webinar for the Iowa History 101 Series: "Iowa's Black Migration: Into, Around, Out of, and Back Again." Ricki King was hired by Wapsi Valley Archaeology in 2022 to be part of a consultant team for Dubuque's (Iowa) Black Heritage Survey. She is currently taking on projects to highlight Black pioneers in Iowa, telling the stories of Iowans in all 99 counties and leading an effort to bring Iowa's Black history and places to light.

FORUM 2024

Join us in West Palm Beach, FL this summer.