Presentation: On Saturday, May 11, 2019 ASALH will visit Negro Mountain, named in honor of nemesis, the African soldier who fought valiantly during the french and Indian War. ASALH will provide
The Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Signs atop Negro Mountain, the highest point on the National Road on U. S. 40 in Garrett County, Maryland. The National Road runs from the State of Illinois to...
The Annual Student Leadership and Awards Program recognizes student leaders, staff, faculty and friends from across the campus and region. The program this year will feature an award recognizing the Outstanding External Support from...
ASALH Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch Awarded “Community Contributions to the Department of Africana Studies” from University of Pittsburgh
On February 12, 2022, the Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of ASALH, located in Pittsburgh Pa conducted its First Annual Dr. Charles R. Drew Knowledge Bowl for Black History Month.
Dr. Edna B. Mckenzie Branch of ASALH, Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh PA Presents “From Slavery to Freedom Film Series: 13th”
A recent online screening of “13th” was discussed as part of the 2021 “From Slavery to Freedom Film Series” presented by the African American Program of the Heinz History Center
Back in 2019, while speaking at a local educational event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I met a woman by the name of Cynthia Devine-Kepner. It was one of those extraordinary encounters
Alexis Clipper, Secretary of the Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch, ASALH chosen for the Executive Leadership Academy
Alexis Clipper has been selected to participate in the inaugural cohort of the Executive Leadership Academy, a program offered by The Advanced Leadership Academy and Carnegie Mellon University. The purpose
ASALH Edna McKenzie Branch member Martha Richards Conley, the first Black woman to graduate from the Pittsburgh School of Law in 1971, has been featured in an article in the
Rev. Richard T. Adams was a dedicated and loyal life and Samuel L. Banks Branch (Baltimore, MD) member of ASALH. He served many years on the Executive Council and was
The Edna McKenzie Branch in Pittsburgh, PA represented ASALH at The 7th Annual Corporate Equity & Inclusion Roundtable Conference. (ASALH members: Ronald B. Saunders-Front row next to Betty Pickett, Betty
The annual Branch of the Year Award is given to an ASALH branch whose dedication to the vision of Dr. Woodson’s desire to educate the entire community on the rich
Anita D. Russell
DID YOU KNOW DISMANTLING RACISM IS AN INSIDE JOB? Celebrate with Life Coach and International Bestselling Author, Anita D Russell as she launches her new book, Cultivating Change from the
This article first appeared in the New Pittsburgh Courier, June 3, 2019 by Alonna J. Carter, For New Pittsburgh Courier On May 11, members of the Edna B. McKenzie branch of
This article first appeared in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 31, 2019 Four hundred years after the first slave ship arrived in Virginia in 1619, African-American migrations will be the topic of
It is my pleasure to join with the Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History to support March 1, 2019, as Abolition Day in...
Established in 1993, the Carter Godwin Woodson Scholars Medallion is presented to a scholar whose career is distinguished through at least a decade of research, writing, and activism in the