Our March 15th Program titled: The Future of Farming: Women in the Forefront featured the State of Georgia’s youngest certified farmer, Kendall Rae Johnson with her mother Ursula Johnson and ASALH Rochester New York Branch President, Pamela Reese Smith a member of Black Farmers United NYS.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation today unveils its much-anticipated annual list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. The eleven sites on the 2022 list represent a powerful illustration of expansive American history.
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 the Executive Board of the Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of ASALH located in Pittsburgh.
The National Park Service today announced the availability of $150,000 in National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Grants. This grant program, funded by the 400 Years of African American History Commission, in collaboration with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History and National Park Service, is open for application through May 13, 2022.
The goal of this initiative, Black Carolinians Speak: Portraits of a Pandemic, is to gather first person testimonies, letters, music, images, art and other documents that capture the experiences of African Americans in North Carolina during the global pandemic.
The ASALH Atlanta Branch is a sponsor of this community health event. Our Branch has partnered with the ETA Omega Chapter of Atlanta’s Omega Psi Phi Fraternity to bring this event to the Atlanta community.
A quote from the Washington Post article printed February 11, 2022: George Gillis, 76, who serves as chairman of the deacons at Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Jacksonville, said he is concerned about DeSantis’s motives for slicing up the district where he lives and prays.
On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, members of the James Weldon Johnson Branch of ASALH traveled via bus furnished by Equal Ground to Tallahassee, Florida to speak before the Florida Senate and Florida House of Representatives in opposition to the map drawn by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
The 40th Annual Salute to the Parks Celebration took place at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. on April 6. Three National Park Advocates: Jack Gladstone, Audrey Peterman, and Bob Stanton were all honored at the celebration.
The theme for this year’s High Tea is We’re Still Here. Despite the challenges we have all faced over the past two years, we have survived, we are thriving and We’re Still Here!! At this year’s Tea, we will CELEBRATE. We will celebrate Black Women in the Media.
This conference featured scholars who have studied the southern route to freedom taken by African Americans and illuminate how African Americans found freedom in Mexico and made it as viable a “profound land” as Canada.
With the challenge of an unseasonable windchill, a crowd of legacy buffs and patriots gathered at Brandywine-Todd Memorial Park in Wilmington, Delaware to pay homage to African American recipients of the Medal of Honor (CMH).
ASALH celebrates this very special historical moment in American History and we stand behind Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson as she assumes this important position on the United States Supreme Court that will benefit all Americans.
President Biden’s nominee to the Supreme Court is eminently qualified. Her stellar record as a public defender, service on the United States Sentencing Commission, her private practice and service as a federal judge underscore the wide range of her experiences. These experiences demonstrate her commitment to fairness and excellence.
Larry Batchlor, noted Memphis historian, author, former Vietnam veteran, and branch member passed away on February 27, 2022. The alumnus of the University of Memphis, formerly Memphis State, is credited with being one of the founders of the university’s Black Student Association in 1969.
Award-winning journalist, scholar and author Pamela Newkirk will present the opening address at the Underground Railroad Education Center’s FreedomCon 2022 conference, speaking on “Locked In and Left Out: Ota Benga, The Diversity Industry and the Power of Portrayals” April 1 at Hudson Valley Community College and virtually.
ASALH extends congratulations to Dr. Evelyn B. Higginbotham, former national president of ASALH who will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Mellon University during […]
Together with American Express, we at the National Trust for Historic Preservation are once again offering the Backing Historic Small Restaurants Grant Programto aid restaurant recovery amid ongoing challenges related to the pandemic.
In the midst of a pandemic marked by death, large-scale action and change for African-Americans, Michelle Evans- Oliver is working to ensure the stories of Black people in Richmond are preserved and promoted. As founder and president of the Richmond, Virginia Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Ms. Evans-Oliver first began this work when the group was chartered in 2020.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran’s (R-Kan.) legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the members of the Women’s Army Corps, who were assigned to the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion – the “Six Triple Eight” – during World War II, was signed into law by President Joe Biden. The unit served at home and in Europe where they sorted and routed mail for millions of American servicemembers and civilians.
Nominations are due April 15, 2022. The Nominating Committee of The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) seeks nominations for the Executive Council and for seats in the Association as follows General, Student and Corporate seats.
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center joins friends and family in mourning the loss of renowned historian Carl Westmoreland. Westmoreland was a longtime supporter of the Freedom Center, advocating for its creation and serving as its historian for nearly 20 years.
In recognition of Black History Month and our ongoing partnership with the Oxon Hill Branch, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS), several copies of Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s classic, “The Mis-Education of the Negro” were recently donated and presented to Area Manager, Melanie Townsend-Diggs. A non circulating copy will be added to the Sojourner Truth special research collection on Black History. Other copies will be available to the public throughout the Library System.
In recognition of Black History Month and our ongoing partnership with the Oxon Hill Branch, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS), several copies of Dr Carter G.Woodson’s classic, “The Mis-Education of the Negro” were recently donated and presented to Area Manager, Melanie Townsend-Diggs. A non circulating copy will be added to the Sojourner Truth special research collection on Black History . Other copies will be available to the public throughout the Library System.
A few years ago, everyone was saying that email marketing responses were going to be surpassed by social media. Yes, social media responses continue to rise, but email marketing continues to be the fastest way to receive a response yet today. Email receives a 20 times faster response rate than social media according to Silverpop.
For over ten years of documented records, Manasota ASALH, Inc has made a difference in Manatee and Sarasota counties in Florida. We have given out over 232 scholarships. Of the 232 students that received scholarships, 57% went to Florida Colleges or Universities.
The Friends of Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library, Inc are announcing Mrs. Lovette W. Harper as their Women of the Month Honoree. Mrs. Harper is a founding member of Manasota ASALH and has recently written a book. She is a visionary leader, educator, humanitarian, and philanthropist. Please come out and join us and celebrate her incredible accomplishments.
Birmingham, AL – On March 2, 2022, members of the Charles A. Brown-Birmingham Branch of ASALH honored the contributions and legacy of Mr. John L. Lanier with a proclamation, in memory of his lifelong commitment and service to the preservation of African American history and community cultural sites and resources. The proclamation was provided to his family at the time of his passing.
ASALH members and friends at the Ohio Legislature to discuss the Ohio Report Card. Left to right, former ASALH president John Fleming, Ohio School Board President Charlotte McGuire, Black History Bulletin Editorial Board Member Paul Larue, and Ronald Todd from the Governor’s Office
National Capital Parks – East is pleased to announce that the Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s (ASALH) Woodson Home Committee was awarded the National Capital Area’s Hartzog Group Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service for their remarkable contributions to the Carter G. Woodson National Historic Site!
The University of North Carolina Board of Governors recognized acclaimed North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University historian Arwin Smallwood, Ph.D., today with the Gov. James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service, one of the top two annual faculty awards bestowed by the UNC System.
This marks the first time a North Carolina A&T faculty member has been chosen for the honor, which was first presented in 2014.
View the closing Black History Month event. Special remarks will be given by Dr. Dulaney. The event will look back on the month-long Black History Festival programs that explored the 2022 theme “Black Health and Wellness.”
It brings us great sorrow to inform you of the passing of our Branch President John Lanier. A man of impeccable character and dedication to historical preservation, it is difficult to comprehend this. Lanier was an instrumental co-organizer in the re-establishment of the Charles A. Brown-Birmingham Branch in recent years and a tireless advocate for the preservation of African American history and cultural resources.
February is both Black History Month and the CIAA Basketball Tournament. Scholar Raja Malikah Rahim, Ph.D takes a look at the previous instance of Baltimore as a pit stop for the CIAA Tournament. Dr. Rahim is working with the National Membership Committee and the CIAA as scholar, historian and volunteer. Kudos Dr. Rahim!
Join ASALH on Saturday, February 27 for the second marquee event, featuring a round table discussion among former NFL players and sports medicine professionals about issues of race norming and mental health
BlackPast.org is an online resource for Black history, viewed by more than six million people annually. Developed by Quintard Taylor, UW professor emeritus of history, it is by far the largest and most visited website on African American and global African history.
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) hosted a news conference call to discuss the introduction of his African American Burial Grounds Preservation Act. The newly-introduced bipartisan bill is also sponsored by U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT).
AFRO.com provides readers with good news about the African American community not otherwise found in other news outlets. This video directed toward churches is to encourage the community of faith to support the AFRO.
We at BlackPast.org (www.blackpast.org), the largest free and ungated website on African American history on the Internet today, announce in honor of Black History Month and our own 14 th anniversary, the unveiling of our newest feature, the African American History Visual Timeline.
Mayor Cashenna A. Cross speaks during the the Mayoral Community Forum with Dr. W. Marvin Dulaney, President of Study of African American Life and History (ASALH ®) founders of black history month, Prince George’s NAACP President Linda Thornton-Thomas, and moderator Terrence Woodbury Licensed Mental Health Professional, and Creator of “TRIUMPHANT MOMENTS with T. Wood” Podcast on a discussion regarding mental health and wellness in our communities.
On Jan. 6, 2022 threatening racist language was scrawled on a cork board in the first building in the CUNY system to carry the name of an African American. Dr. Lloyd Delaney Hall. Please stand with us by signing this petition in defense of our humanity and right to a secure workplace. Help us let the administration know that our lives, the lives of our students and the legacy of Dr. Lloyd Delany matter.
This two-part program will explore the 2022 Black History Theme: Black Health and Wellness and will feature panel discussions to examine the historic exploitation of Black bodies for the advancement of scientific and medical discovery.
This year’s theme for Black History Month is Black Health and Wellness. ASALH has celebrated Negro History Week and Black History Month for ninety-five years and rarely has one of its themes for the annual celebrations been more appropriate and timely.
Over the course of three years, historian Kathryn Grover examined African Americans’ involvement in the Shaw/54th Regiment Memorial’s creation, reactions to its completion, and feelings about this unique Civil War […]
OHA will be hosting an Information Session this Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 9:00am-10:00am PST/10:00am-11:00am MST/ 11:00am-12:00pm CST/ 12:00pm-1:00pm EST. This session will include an overview of the application process, […]
Join us on Zoom tomorrow with Dr. Valerie Patterson https://asalhsouthflorida.wordpress.com/podcast/ Please register and join us Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at 4 p.m. Dr. Joan Cartwright is inviting you to a […]
As written by Kathleen Thompson “Clio is a nonprofit humanities organization that connects users to nearby history and culture through a free educational website and mobile application that hosts individual entries, […]
The reparations movement is advancing on the local, national, and international levels. US and International Reparations Leaders Meet in Evanston, Ill. (Evanston RoundTable)https://evanstonroundtable.com/2021/12/13/evanston-reparataions-national-gathering/ Reparations Rising with Robin Rue […]
Book signing & brief discussion on Bernie’s new novel: an Afro-futurist, crime-mystery, love-story about West African spirituality remixed with righteousness, reparations and the end of White supremacy, settler-exploitative colonialism.
Wanda Lloyd chronicles her life journey, from growing up in segregated Savannah, to editing roles at seven daily newspapers, and finally back to Savannah to make a difference in her childhood community
The National Constitution Center is offering a series of America’s Town Hall programs about constitutional issues in the news. Join these programs for free from your home computer, laptop, or any mobile device by registering […]
On Friday, October 15, 2021, preservationists around the world will celebrate the 55thanniversary of the signing of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA), the statute that created the […]
On October 14, Georgetown African American Historic Landmark Project and Tour will present oral testimony before the United States House of Representative Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, […]
ASALH mourns the passing of historian and civil rights activist Timuel Black. In his 102 years of life, he stood as a witness to so many of the important people and events that have come to define and shape the experiences of African Americans in this country. As a child, he lived with and shared stories of his grandmother who was once held as a slave in Alabama. He lived through both the Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918 and grew up on Chicago’s South Side Black community in the aftermath of the 1919 “Red Summer” riot.
As written by Yvonne Krumrey of Newcity Art “After thirteen years of planning, fundraising and crafting, the “Light of Truth” monument to Ida B. Wells-Barnett was unveiled this summer. Wells-Barnett’s […]
Princeton Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor was awarded a 2021 MacArthur Fellowship Award, also known as the “Genius Grant” for analyzing the political and economic forces underlying racial inequality and the role […]
Artist Edwin Velazquez share Black Art in Puerto Rico / Arte Afropuertorriqueño, a blog with data on Afro-Puerto Rican visual artists with videos about conferences, talks, documentaries, news and other […]
LIVESTREAM/WEBVIDEO: Northwest African American Museum Presents African American Leaders’ Descendants Series Webinar Guest: Tina Wyatt, Educator; Co-Founder, Washington, DC Annual Harriet Tubman Day Commemoration and Thrice-Great-Grandniece of Harriet Tubman In-Conversation […]
LIVESTREAM/WEBVIDEO: The Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project (MPCPMP) Presents: A Webinar/Panel Discussion: The Role of Historic Boston’s Churches Regarding Slavery, Truth-telling, and Healing Oct. 11, 2021 | 4:00 […]
Join the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture as we celebrate resiliency and commitment through our annual symposium: The Spirit of the Black Family: Reclaim, Rejoice, Renew, Remember. […]
Photography, Family History, and the Underground Railroad–National Park Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom hosts Virtual Photo Exhibit for a limited time; North Is Freedom Virtual Photo Exhibit, a partnership between […]
Morris Brown College announced it received an award from the National Park Service (NPS) Historically Black Colleges and Universities Grant Program to start the restoration of the historic Fountain Hall
This session will feature Karlos Hill of University of Oklahoma, John W. Franklin of Franklin Global, Inc./Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture and Melissa N. Stuckey of Elizabeth City State University.
This book roundtable panel will discuss V. P. Franklin’s 2021 book, “The Young Crusaders: The Untold Story of the Children and Teenagers who Galvanized the Civil Rights Movement.” This special book panel will include presenters V. P. Franklin of University of California, Riverside, Genna Rae McNeil, Derrick P. Alridge of University of Virginia, Linda Perkins of Claremont Graduate University, and chaired by Jarvis R. Givens of Harvard University.
The roundtable panel will include presenters Tyrone McKinley Freeman of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Dennis Clark Dickerson of Vanderbilt University, Crystal M. Moten, Smithsonian Institution of the National Museum of American History, LaShawn Harris of Michigan State University, and chaired by Tiffany Gill of the University of Delaware.
This roundtable panel will discuss Brandi Brimmer’s 2021 book, “Claiming Union Widowhood: Race, Respectability, and Poverty in the Post-Emancipation South.” Panelists will engage Brimmer’s fascinating work on Black women’s public and private lives during the Reconstruction era.
The roundtable participants will offer a critical conversation on the African American intellectual tradition of teaching, while exploring what Givens calls “fugitive pedagogy” — a theory and practice amongst Black educators.
This session will explore the historical legacies of major Black historical figures through their family members living today, featuring Michelle Duster of Columbia College Chicago and direct descendant of Ida B. Wells-Barnet, Madam C.J. Walker descendent, biographer, and journalist A’Lelia Bundles and Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives and a direct descendant of Fredrick Douglass and Booker T. Washington.
This roundtable panel will include Mia Bay of the University of Pennsylvania, Waldo Martin of the University of California at Berkeley, Brandi Brimmer of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Shawn Alexander of the University of Kansas, and chaired by LaShawn Harris of Michigan State University.
Roundtable participants will offer a critical conversation on the first full-length biography of Mary Church Terrell; the first president the National Association of Colored Women and founding member of the NAACP
This session will examine the impact of historic and recent public policy decisions on today’s Black families featuring Andre Perry of The Brookings Institution, Noliwe Rooks of Cornell University, Dorothy Brown of Emory University, Catherine Flowers and Nikole Hannah-Jones of Howard University.
The U.S. Forest Service has created this multi-Forest interpretive program to highlight people and places along the historic Underground Railroad. Some of these sites are “virtual” locations and are intended […]
The Martha’s Vineyard branch made news for their event, Defending Marginalized History, Global Preservation of African Burial Grounds with Peggy King Jorde. Click each below to read the full stories […]
The Savannah Yamacraw Branch of ASALH presented a forum on African-American mayoral leadership in Savannah, highlighting issues of housing, the economy, unity and race relations. The event included a discussion […]
Black Carolinians Speak: Portraits of a Pandemic is a collection of paintings, drawings, photography, excerpts from interviews and other expressions by African Americans in South Carolina about the impact of […]
Join ASALH on August 11 at 7:00 p.m. EST for a conversation with David Hochfelder, Associate Professor, and Director, Public History MA Program at the University at Albany, SUNY, and historian Ann Pfau who is developing a digital history of urban renewal in New York State called Picturing Urban Renewal
The Howard University Social Justice Consortium (SJC) is a cross-organizational, cross-institutional, interdisciplinary partnership that is concerned with educating society and developing the critical consciousness people need to analyze injustice in their own communities and develop innovative and collaborative action-oriented remedies.
Legendary BSC alumnus William B. Robertson dies at 88 Charles Boothe, Bluefield Daily Telegraph, W.Va. Jun. 23—BLUEFIELD — A legendary Bluefield State College alumnus has passed away. William Bernard […]
ASALH — with the support of its Florida Branches known as the “Florida Coalition” — is proud to announce that its 106th Annual Meeting and Conference will take place virtually via Zoom every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from September 14th to 30th, 2021.
Bob Moses, like John Lewis, will be remembered as one of the giants of the civil rights movement—the voice of a youthful generation that came of age through protest activism that would eventually open doors of opportunity, once denied to Black people by state-sanctioned segregation and voter disfranchisement laws
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 202 Contact: Brenda Jones firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, a program of the National Trust for Historic […]
In 1999, the US Congress directed the National Park Service to conduct a multi-state study of civil rights sites to determine their national significance and the appropriateness of including them in the National Park System.
Co-Hosts Ambassador Robin Sanders and Gallup Global Managing Partner Jon Clifton, in partnership with allAfrica.com, the African & Caribbean Business Council (ACBC), United People for African Congress (UPAC) and U.S.-Africa Trade Council, invite you to the 8th Annual FEEEDS-Gallup Africa Forum: Africa’s Business Economy & the AfCFTA — the Role of SMEs
By Attorney Jacqueline Hubbard, President, ASALH The word “terror” is defined by the “Funk and Wagnalls Standard College Dictionary” as “an overwhelming impulse of fear; extreme fright or dread.” The […]
Derek Chauvin’s conviction and sentencing for George Floyd’s murder was an outlier; most civilian deaths at the hands of police do not have a similar outcome, says Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, professor of constitutional law at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Follow the Network across DC, Florida, Mississippi, South Carolina and Virginia Date: June 28, 2021 Contact: NewsMedia@nps.gov WASHINGTON – National parks, historic homes, websites, songs, oral histories and more can […]
Internships at the National Museum of African American History and Culture offer college and graduate students and recent graduates opportunities to work closely with professionals and scholars in the museum field
Designed in collaboration with NY Life and Archival Alchemy, the campaign encourages participants to host intergenerational Black family reunions—virtual or in person—to explore their unique African American heritage and family history.
On June 19, 1865 — nearly nine decades after our Nation’s founding, and more than 2 years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation — enslaved Americans in Galveston, Texas, finally received word that they were free from bondage
Community Watch & Comment — The Wednesday Edition; WPFW 89.3FM, wpfwfm.org (live-streamed and archived) Wednesday, June 23rd, 11 am-12 pm, ET On Juneteenth Now commemorated. What does Juneteenth signify for […]
The National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program, in collaboration with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), announces the awarding of $180,000 in grants
June 4, 2021 Contact: Jean Hardiman, University Relations Specialist, 304-696-639 The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum at Marshall University is inviting the Tri-State community to attend two special lectures […]
Join ASALH on June 9 AT 7:00 p.m. EST to discuss coalition building and operating ethically in the digital humanities and the resources available through the Center for Black Digital Research at Penn State University
“Recognizing that all human beings embrace the right to self-determination and freedom from oppression, the historical Underground Railroad (UGRR) sought to address the injustices of slavery and make freedom a […]
Fifty-two years ago amid uprisings across the nation following the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Verda Freeman Welcome, Maryland’s first African American female senator, introduced legislation […]
Charles A. Brown-Birmingham Branch is saddened by the passing of beloved charter member, Mrs. Rosetta Brown, who passed away May 13th, according to her son, Mr. Jonathan Brown. Funeral arrangements are […]
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will reopen to the public Friday, May 14. Beginning Friday, May 7, visitors can reserve passes online at nmaahc.si.edu/passes […]
As directed by Congress in 2019, the National Park Service is preparing a special resource study of Public School 103 (P.S. 103), the elementary school of former Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, located at 1315 Division Street, Baltimore, Maryland
April 30 2021, www.moran.senate.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate unanimously passed U.S. Senator Jerry Moran’s (R-Kan.) legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the members of the Women’s Army Corps […]
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy recently announced the establishment of an endowed graduate fellowship in honor of John H. Bracey, Jr., professor of Afro-American studies at UMass Amherst since 1972. The fellowship […]
“The Morton Cranial Collection, assembled by the 19th-century physician and anatomist Samuel George Morton, is one of the more complicated holdings of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and […]
“The HBCUs have not been given the credit they are due. When nobody else was out there championing these (Black) artists, HBCUs were there, claiming them, showcasing them, putting them up on walls, teaching about them”
Every conversation in America is a conversation about race, according to Kaye Wise Whitehead, Ph.D., a professor of African and African American studies at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, and […]
The Boxser Diversity Initiative, Newtown Alive and The Sarasota African American Cultural Coalition (SAACC), have partnered together with the goal to bring a permanent memorial recognizing lynching victims in the […]
The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) is hailing the vote by the House Judiciary Committee to Report HR-40 to the full House for passage a milestone in the history of the United States. The bill will establish a Commission to study the effects of enslavement and consider proposals for reparations
Division B Lifetime Achievement Award is given annually to “a distinguished scholar with widely recognized and continuous records of accomplishment and who has made substantive contributions to the field of curriculum studies or whose work has served to open up the curriculum field to diverse, transdisciplinary perspectives, critiques, and understandings.”
The 2021 ASALH Program Committee invites submissions for posters that address the conference theme, “The Black Family,” but any timely subject of interest to the African American history, culture, and life will be considered.
Lincoln Home National Historic Site and the State Historic Sites at Springfield are pleased to announce the launch of the “Illinois Freedom Project” youth history initiative on Monday, February 11, […]
ASALH and PBS Books partner in presenting the final program of the 2021 Black History Month Festival , featuring renown author Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, author of The Perfect Nine: The Epic of Gĩkũyũ and Mũmbi , in a conversation with retired Howard University Professor, Nubia Kai and Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
Honoring Shelia S. Walker, Reflections on Anthropology and Afrocentrism across the African Diaspora Friday, February 26 2021 11:00am ET Register to attend HERE Moderated by Chelsey Carter and Savannah Kosteniuk
The Township of South Orange Village is honored to celebrate Black History Month with the South Orange Community. This year’s national theme is The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity. […]
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced the release of a comprehensive evaluation of the Museum Grants for African American History and Culture (AAHC) program over the past fifteen years. The […]