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AAHGS Coral Anniversary Journal

Ric Murphy's book Freedom Road: An American Family Saga from Jamestown to World War was featured in the Coral Anniversary Edition of the Journal of the African-American Historical and Genealogical Society. The African-American Historical and Genealogical Society promotes the research, documentation and preservation of African American History and Genealogy, and the organization periodically promotes books of scholarly merit for reading. Visit the AAHGS Facebook and website at www.aahgs.or...
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AAHGS 2015 Conference

Richmond, Virginia. The Ric Murphy Book Tour Bus stopped in Richmond, Virginia where he attended the African American Historical and Genealogical Society's 2015 Conference. It was an extremely successful book signing where it seemed that the lines for signed books didn't end. He is standing next to two of his cousins, Saundra Shelley from the Chicago area, and Joe Anderson from the San Francisco area. Can't wait until next year's conference in Atlanta, GA.
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Readers Favorites Book Review

Freedom Road received another five star review, this time from Readers Favorites Book Review. According to Kristi Richardson for Readers' Favorite , “Each time the Free People of Color evolved and improved their conditions, new laws were constructed to hold them back and restrict their success.” Ric Murphy’s history of Joan Cornwall and Bob Murphy in Freedom Road is a fascinating journey through America and our treatment of people of mixed race through...
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South Shore Genealogical Society of Hanover

Hanover, Massachusetts. The Ric Murphy Book Tour Bus attended a number of book signings in the Boston area, including the South Shore Genealogical Society of Hanover, Massachusetts at their 2015 Annual Meeting. It was a beautiful New England spring day, and there were over 100 attendees with a lot of good questions. I look forward to being invited when I complete my next book, Cuffe's Lane. Thank you Hanover.  
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2015 Annual International Beverly Hills Book Awards

The 2015 Annual International Beverly Hills Book Awards recognized Ric Murphy’s Freedom Road: An American Family Saga from Jamestown to World War as this years winner in the category of African American Non-Fiction. This INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARD CONTEST, was judged by experts from all aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. They selected award winners and finalists based on ...overall excellence. Th...
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2015 Black History Month

The east coast storms canceled most Freedom Road book signings, presentations and speaking engagements. However, Ric Murphy had several radio show interviews celebrating Black History Month and signed books at the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc.’s 89th Annual Black History Luncheon and Featured Authors Event in Washington, DC.
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