ASALH News and Events

Terry Spicer
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NEWS

Sleeping Car Porters & Civil Rights

During the 99th Annual ASALH Convention held in Memphis, a panel held a discussion on the history and legacy of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, one of the first African American labor unions in the United States. Panelists explored the role of A. Philip Randolph, the labor and civil rights leader who helped organize the union, as well as the struggles of female members.

Click here to view the panel video.

Posted: 10/27/14

ASALH Member Wins Best Scholarly/Academic Work at Comic Con

This summer, at the San Diego Comic-Con ceremony for the Eisners ("the Oscars of comics"), Ronald L. Jackson II together with Dr. Sheena C. Howard won the award. Because this time, a highly illuminating work about the history of black comics, and black comics creators, was able to take home the prize, for Best Scholarly/Academic Work.

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Posted: 10/14/14

Dr. Daryl Scott: Know Thy History, Know Thyself

"When I was an undergraduate in the early 1980s, my university did not have black history courses. I was teaching myself by reading the Journal of Negro History, published by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), the founders of Black History Month."

Click here to read the latest guest column from the President of ASALH, Dr. Daryl Scott. (Note: Login or subscription to The Commercial Appeal required).

Posted: 09/25/14

EVENTS
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Dr. Carter G. Woodson Celebration

Dr. Carter G. Woodson Birthday Celebration
December 19, 2014
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Shiloh Baptist Church, 1500 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

89th Annual ASALH Black History Month Luncheon & Featured Authors Event

February 28, 2015
Authors Event: 10 a.m. - 12 noon
Luncheon: 12:30 p.m.

Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road N.W. | Washington, DC 20008
202-328-2000

For more information or to purchase tickets, click here

Executive Council Meetings

Friday, February 27, 2015
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
9:30 a.m.

Friday & Saturday, June 5 & 6, 2015
Washington, DC

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
9:00 a.m.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 45th Annual Legislative Conference

September 16 - 19, 2015

Please Check back for more information

The Centennial Annual Meeting and Conference
September 23 - 27, 2015

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
165 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Book your hotel room for the 2015 Convention in Atlanta

Dr. Carter G. Woodson Celebration

Dr. Carter G. Woodson Birthday Celebration
December 19, 2015
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Shiloh Baptist Church, 1500 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

2016 Annual Conference

October 4 - 9, 2016
Richmond Marriott
500 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA - 23219 USA
1-804-643-3400