Ancestry, the genealogy company, is looking for freelance writers and historians to help create and review historical content for our website. Most of the content is made up of short (100-word) vignettes describing daily life for African American communities at different times and places in the United States. We also have several Afro-Caribbean communities. Work is entirely remote.

The video on this page will give you more background on the project:

If you are interested, please send a CV and writing sample to or

Application deadline: September 30, 2022

Date posted: June 9, 2022