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Preserving Resources and Fostering Diversity with Robert Stanton

Tune in this week for the second episode of NPI’s Preservation Profiles free podcast series! “Preserving Resources and Fostering Diversity” with Robert Stanton   Robert G. Stanton joined the National […]

LISTEN: “She Votes” Podcast Episode 3

Click moments” have powered some of this country’s biggest social upheavals. From second wave feminism’s emergence during the Civil Rights movement to the creation of the suffrage movement amidst abolitionist […]

VIDEO: Countdown to the opening of our Virtual Conference

ASALH has begun the 30-day countdown to the opening of our Virtual Conference. This is an exciting time for us. In preparation, be advised of the following key deadlines.

Robert Stanton to Receive Murie Spirit of Conservation Award

Robert Stanton to Receive Murie Spirit of Conservation Award  Lia Cheek to be Recognized as Murie Rising Leader MOOSE, Wyo. – Teton Science Schools is pleased to announce that Robert “Bob” […]

Register Now for a Pre Conference Session

Join us for a conversation on The 1619 Project & The Authentication of Our History with Clay Carson, Gerald Horne, Jessica Johnson, Sasha Turner & Shawn Alexander. Registration is available only by emailing Kjordan@asalh.org

Huntington Tri-State Branch: Effort to preserve local African American history is worthwhile

David Harris, president of a newly formed group to preserve African American history in the Tri-State, stands outside the Memphis Tennessee Garrison house in Huntington. An effort has begun to […]

Assembly Passes Legislation Recognizing Abolition Commemoration Day and Juneteenth in New York State

Speaker Carl Heastie, Assemblymember J. Gary Pretlow and Assemblymember Alicia Hyndman today announced that the Assembly passed legislation to recognize Juneteenth and Abolition Commemoration Day in New York State. “African […]

2021 Organization of American Historians Huggins-Quarles Award

Huggins-Quarles Award DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY DECEMBER 1, 2020 Named for Benjamin Quarles and Nathan Huggins, two outstanding historians of the African American past, the Huggins-Quarles Award is […]

Passing of Dr. Beverly Washington Jones

Dr. Beverly Washington Jones passed away today, July 19, 2020.  After earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at NC Central University, she made history by becoming the first Black woman […]

Africa In April Cultural Awareness Festival in Memphis, TN 2020 Cancellation

Africa in April Cultural Awareness Festival, Inc. are complying with protocol from The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the State of Tennessee Governor, Shelby County Health Department, Mayors Strickland, […]

When A Tree Falls On Its Own Well Toiled Ground: A Salute To Rev. C.T. Vivian

Tall trees are falling.  The Rev. C.T. Vivian, a friend of ASALH has gone to be with the ancestors.  I first met him in August 2011, at what was supposed […]

VIDEO: ASALH Mourns the Passing of Congressman John Lewis & Rev. C.T. Vivian

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) joins with the world in mourning the physical absence from our presence of Reverend Cordy Tindell Vivian and Congressman John Robert Lewis.

ASALH MOURNS THE PASSING OF CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS

Dear ASALH Members and Friends, When the sad news came that John Lewis had succumbed to pancreatic cancer, I found the words, “John Lewis is dead,” hard to say and […]

ABOLITION COMMEMORATION DAY IN NEW YORK STATE

The New York State Branches of The Association for The Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) will be celebrating Abolition Commemoration Day as a State Holiday on Monday, July 13, 2020. 

Video: US on Fire: Lionel Kimble, Association for the study of African American Life and History

Lionel Kimble, Vice President for Programs at the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, reacts to protests in the US and what African-American, people of color face and how it affects their mental health.

The National Urban League releases ‘State of the 2020 Census: At Risk: An Accurate Black Count’

These are the findings of the National Urban League’s State of the 2020 Census report released today, “AT RISK: AN ACCURATE BLACK COUNT”

Let Us Heed the Words of Frederick Douglass on the Emancipation Memorial

If Frederick Douglass could see the controversy over the Emancipation Memorial in Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C. today, he would offer the following “reality check”—don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good.

Sickle Cell Trait Research

The Uniformed Services University, America’s medical school, needs help informing African American Sickle Cell Trait carriers about a genomics study.

Shop for Black History Products

What you need to be ready for your Black History Programs all year long!

ASALH-TV PRESENTS: IN RETROSPECT AND PROSPECT

Topics In African American History, In The Spirit Of Woodson And Mary Mcleod Bethune

ASALH’s Position on Confederate Monuments

In 2017, ASALH’s president Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham stated our Position on Confederate Monuments in response to the white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 11-12, 2017 with its racist [...]

The AFRO and Afro Charities have teamed up to produce “To The Front: Black Women & The Vote”

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the AFRO and Afro Charities have teamed up to produce To The Front: Black Women & The Vote This […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Announces Scholarships for George Floyd’s Daughter, Granddaughters

George Floyd’s daughter Gianna Floyd, attends a press conference with her mother Roxie Washington on June 2, 2020, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: Stephen Maturen (Getty Images) Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority […]

The State of the Black Census

Over the past three months of 2020 Census operations, the National Urban League has observed low response rates across heavily populated Black localities – both urban and rural. We recognize […]

Senators Markey, Smith, Booker, and Harris Introduce Legislation to Make Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

Washington (June 19, 2020) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.). and Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) today announced they will introduce the Juneteenth National Independence […]

A Father’s Day Letter from ASALH

As we close out this week, which commemorates the 5th anniversary of the Charleston massacre, we recognize how far we still have to go in the fight for equity and reform in America.

Why Juneteenth Matters

Freedom delayed was just as sweet to the formerly enslaved men, women, and children in
Texas who received two pieces of good news on June 19, 1865: first, that the Civil War was over
and second, that they had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation two and half years
earlier.

Op Ed from James Stewart, Ph.D. President, Manasota ASALH

“Why We Can’t Wait:” Responding to Racial Protests – Then and NOW “Why We Can’t Wait” is the title of a 1964 book by Martin Luther King Jr. Describing the […]

EC Member Barbara Spencer Dunn in HISTORY UNTOLD

Dr. Walter Milton and Dr. Joel Freeman are the authors of a new K-12 textbook entitled Black History 365. Barbara Spencer Dunn is one of the members of the textbook […]

Wondery’s American History Tellers Revisits the Stonewall Inn

Wondery’s American History Tellers Revisits the Stonewall Inn 4-part series on Stonewall Riots premieres June 17 What: The police raid at New York’s Stonewall Inn on a busy Friday night […]

Legacy List with Matt Paxton on PBS currently casting season 2

Many of you know my partner Matt Paxton from his show Legacy List with Matt Paxton on PBS or from the TV show HOARDERS. He is currently casting season 2 of his hit show Legacy List.  We are looking for interesting seniors that are downsizing, aging in place or starting to sort through their home.

A Message from the President of ASALH

Death comes too swiftly, too easily to African American communities. COVID-19 has proved this, as it ravages our people and continues to destroy life in many ways: killing our loved ones outright; terminating jobs, food, and housing; and annihilating dreams for a better future. Yet death also comes too often, too unrelentingly from acts of racial injustice.

Arline Custer Memorial Award

Arline Custer Memorial Award DEADLINE: July 31, 2020 The Arline Custer Memorial Award is presented by the MARAC Arline Custer Memorial Award Committee. This award honors the memory of Arline […]

Regarding the 105th Annual Meeting and Virtual Event

Given the current global health crisis of COVID-19 this year, the Executive Council of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History has decided to host virtually its Business Meeting, which is required annually by the ASALH constitution.

ASALH and COVID-19

This message provides an update on the steps ASALH has taken regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Our primary goal is to ensure your safety and well-being. By now, you know social distancing is an important new normal.

First Lynching Memorial Marker to Document Local History of Racial Violence

This article first appeared on May 14, 2020 on University of South Florida St. Petersburg website In 1914, John Evans was lynched in St. Petersburg. Evans was accused of the […]

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Underground Railroad Interpretive Web Essays and Handbook

The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking the services of a qualified individual, firm, or organization (contractor) through a cooperative agreement with the Association for the Study of African American […]

“A Bench by The Road” By Anita Russell, Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of Pittsburgh

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 […]

Heritage Commission Seeks African American Perspective of the Coronavirus

Columbia — The South Carolina African American Heritage Commission has opened a web portal to capture African American impressions of the Coronavirus’ impact on their lives, and to establish a permanent […]

South Carolina African American Heritage Commission Newsletter

Those of us who have been blessed to, as the Bible says, have lived more than three score and 10 years might be tempted to think we have seen just […]

VIDEO: A Conversation with Marc Morial on Covid-19 and Census Day

A Conversation with Marc Morial On Covid-19/Census Day & Next Steps For Urban Communities hosted by Dr. Kaye Wise Whitehead.

ACHP Offers Additional Remote Learning During Pandemic

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) today announced free online distance learning opportunities to meet the needs of those working remotely during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. These online […]

Dr. Randal Maurice Jelks and Dr. Ayesha Hardison held a Black Love Symposium

Executive Council Member Dr. Randall Jelks and Dr. Ayesha Hardison held a Black Love Symposium on the 80th Anniversary of the publication of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching […]

Sarah Lawrence Magazine features Gloria J. Browne-Marshall

Gloria J. Browne-Marshall featured in Sarah Lawrence Alumni Magazin

Atlanta Branch: A Second $500,000 Grant Received for Fountain Hall

A Second $500,000 Grant Received for Fountain Hall   The National Park Service (NPS) today announced $14 million in African American Civil Rights Historic Preservation Fund grants to fund 51 projects […]

VIDEO: Keynote Speaker Lonnie Bunch, 2020 ASALH Black History Month Luncheon

 The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) recently celebrated its Annual Black History theme of “African Americans and the Vote” at the 94th Annual […]

ASALH Mourns the passing of Professor David C. Driskell

Dear friends of the Driskell Center, We are sorry to inform you of the passing of Professor David C. Driskell on April 1st, 2020 at the age of 89. During […]

ASALH Mourns the passing of Civil Rights Icon Rev. Joseph Lowry

ASALH mourns the passing of Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, an outspoken civil rights icon. Dr. Lowery was a supporter of ASALH and served on the honorary committee for the Atlanta […]

Renovation of historic Fountain Hall gets major boost with grant for a new roof

This article first appeared on saportareport.com on March 23, 2020 Morris Brown’s Fountain Hall will get a new roof, thanks to a $500,000 grant from the National Park Service African […]

The ASALH Book Prize for the best new book in African American history and culture

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) is launching a new book award, which will be awarded annually. The ASALH Book Prize will recognize an […]

$500K Mellon Grant Awarded to AAS at UMD for African/Black Diaspora Research Seminar

Dear friends and colleagues,   I am excited to share with you the wonderful news that the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently awarded $500,000 to the Department of African American Studies at […]

Birmingham based African American Artist Tony Bingham in exhibition at the Coleman Center for the Arts in York, Alabama

TONY BINGHAM: MEMORIAL MEDITATIONS February 28, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Opening on February 28, 2020, the Coleman Center for the Arts is pleased to present a solo exhibition of […]

Dreams must face reality for St. Pete’s Carter G. Woodson museum | Editorial

A modern home for the black history museum would be great. First it needs strong private financial support.

Request for volunteers, Reenactors and Speakers, National Park Service, Battle of Fort Stevens

Once again, the Alliance is helping the National Park Service with plans for the annual commemoration of the Battle of Fort Stevens, this year to be held on Saturday, July […]

Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University

Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

Celebrate Women’s History Month through Programs in the Parlor at the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site. Each
program blends a short talk, music, and more.

VP Franklin, Immediate Former Editor of the Journal of African American History, to be honored

Congratulations go to VP Franklin, Immediate Former Editor of the Journal of African American History will be honored at 2020 Outstanding Alumnus in the Humanities from Penn State University College of Liberal Arts.

The Princess and the Prophet: The Secret History of Magic, Race, and Moorish Muslims in America Book Tour

The Princess and the Prophet: The Secret History of Magic, Race, and Moorish Muslims in America (Beacon Press, March 3, 2020). It’s about the prophet Noble Drew Ali, founder of the Moorish […]

ASALH mourns the Passing of Hidden Figure Dr. Katherine Johnson

The mathematician’s experience showed how valuable diversity can be for inspiring scientific progress

Ford’s Theatre Exhibition Planning – POSTPONED

Ford’s Theatre is planning to completely redesign its main exhibition. One of our goals with this re-design is to emphasize the experiences of Washingtonians of all ethnicities, ages, classes, and genders around the time of Lincoln’s assassination in 1865, and how they shaped our city today.

Annual Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference

The annual JERRY MALLOY NEGRO LEAGUE CONFERENCE is hosted by the SOCIETY FOR AMERICAN BASEBALL RESEARCH (SABR’S) NEGRO LEAGUES COMMITTEE. Since 1998, the Conference is the only symposium dedicated exclusively to the examination and promotion of Black baseball history.

Black History Luncheon Souvenir Journal

The 94th Annual Black History Luncheon Journal and Author’s Book Signing is online now!

Regal Theaters Offering Free Screenings Of Harriet During Black History Month

Regal has made the decision to offer free screenings of the film Harriet this Black History Month. The movie theater company wants to pay homage to Tubman by allowing fans […]

ASALH President’s Black History Month Message

February 1, 2020  Dear ASALH Members and Friends:  At the opening of Black History Month in 2020, ASALH invites all of America to reflect upon the annual theme “African Americans […]

How Black Lives Matter Is Changing What Students Learn During Black History Month

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED IN TIME MAGAZINE ON JANUARY 31, 2020 Freshman year can make anyone feel lost, but Seattle teen Janelle Gary felt especially lost when she entered high […]

Help Us Save and Rebuild Greenwood: The Original Black Wall Street in America

A cause that we all care about needs help, please spread the word. The Go Fund Me Page established by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce/Greenwood Community Development Corp. explains it […]

Special Thanks go to Our Black History Luncheon Sponsors

We extend our sincere appreciation to our sponsors for their support the 94th Annual Black History Luncheon.

Sacred Places

Supporting Historic Sacred Places to Promote the Common Good

Historic houses of worship contribute significant value to their communities. Sacred places function as hubs for social service programs, the arts, and are vital to human belonging. Many of these […]

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park & Visitor Center Programs

Black History Month Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in February Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with free, family-friendly events on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in February. Programs include: Ranger-led introductions to the […]

Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham will speak at The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum’s annual Black History Month observance at Marshall University

Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Department of History chair at Harvard and national president of ASALH, will speak at The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum’s annual Black History Month observance at […]

John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis Undergoing Cancer Treatment

December 29, 2019  Press Release Rep. John Lewis recently learned from doctors that he must undergo treatment for pancreatic cancer.  He released this statement today regarding his prognosis and his […]

Join the Charles A. Brown-BHAM Branch of ASALH Re-Organizing in 2020

To All Current, Former, and Prospective Members of the Association for the Study of African American Life & History (ASALH): We write to announce our work to re-charter the Charles […]

Deadline Approaching: African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund

If you or someone you know has a historic place such as a site, museum, or landscape representing African American cultural heritage, you’ll want to submit your Letter of Intent for the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund.

Hampton Roads Branch Carter G. Woodson Birthday Commemoration

The Hampton Roads Branch held a wonderful birthday celebration for children to commemorate Dr. Woodson’s birthday.

Brookhaven NAACP, ASALH Executive Council member to receive award

Brookhaven NAACP is  proud to announce the branch’s honoree for this year’s award luncheon is Stonybrook Professor Zebulon Miletsky. Dr. Miletsky received his Ph.D. in African-American Studies with a concentration […]

ASALH South Florida Woodson’s Birthday Celebration

Our hats are off to Roslyn Dean, Makiba Foster, and Kelvin Watson for their vision to produce this inspiring event. The keynote speaker, Dr. Daryl Scott, Past President of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, related some of Woodson’s history to the audience.

ASALH Announces 2020 Black History Theme, African Americans and the Vote

The year 2020 marks the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment and the culmination of the women’s suffrage movement.

Michael Allen Presents: Reconstructing Reconstruction

The presentation, which is free and open to the public, focuses on demystifying and providing an accurate portrayal of what occurred during the Reconstruction years and why. Allen’s motto is: “To understand the present and move toward the future, you must first know and accept your past.”

ASALH member Michelle Duster will ride on the Suffrage Float during The Rose Bowl

January 1st, the Rose Bowl Parade will take place in Pasadena, CA.  ASALH member Michelle Duster will be on the Suffrage Float. This is historic as there will only be […]

Register to judge for the DC National History Day competition

I invite you to serve as a judge at the 2020 DC National History Day competition on Monday, April 6 (Junior Division) and/or Tuesday, April 7 (Senior Division) at the […]

Miami Dade County Foster & Adoptive Parent Association “Asks for your help”

GIVE A GIFT FROM YOUR HEART Donate Toys (youth ages 2-11) Gift cards (for age 12-18) Cash to help purchase food items for parties   NOW THRU DECEMBER 24, 2019 TOYS […]

Manhattan Branch meeting with Farah Jasmine Griffin

The special Manhattan Branch meeting with Farah Jasmine Griffin was a huge success. December 7, 2019 at 1 pm on 503 West 145th St, New York, NY  (Hamilton Grange Branch […]

2020 National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Grants

2020 National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Grants The National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program (NTF) is pleased to announce that there will be $127,000 in grant funds available […]

2020 Black History Theme Products are in stock!

The official Black History Kit and posters are in stock and ready to ship. The Kit includes a copy of the Black History Month Bulletin, with suggestions on sharing and […]

Statement of Solidarity from the Haitian Studies Association

Haitian Studies Association (HSA) Statement of Solidarity with the People of Haiti The Haitian Studies Association is an interdisciplinary scholarly organization created in 1987. Our mission is to promote the […]

SNCC 60TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE

SNCC 60TH ANNIVERSARY Organizing for Power April 16 – 19, 2020 Washington, DC Sixty years ago, young activists gathered at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, to begin planning their […]

PBS-TV American Experience Series National Broadcast

PBS-TV American Experience Series National Broadcast Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory, Tues., Nov. 19, 2019, 9:00 PM EDT;  After the broadcast, view the documentary webvideo  on the PBS-TV American Experience […]

Groundbreaking Celebration – International African American Museum

  On October 25, 2019, a groundbreaking celebration for the International African American Museum was enjoyed by more than 850 guests, as well as more than 10,000 people via live-stream. […]

Celebrate the 144th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Carter G. Woodson

The Broward County Libraries’ African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) invite you to a special celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Carter G. Woodson. He is known as […]

Carter G. Woodson Birthday Wine and Cheese Celebration

Carter G. Woodson Birthday Wine and Cheese Celebration Please join us for this celebration of ASALH’s founder Carter G. Woodson’s Birthday. This will be a Wine and Cheese gathering with […]

The Journey from Truth to Reconciliation Conference

Lynching in Maryland: The Journey from Truth to Reconciliation 2nd Annual Conference November 16, 2019 @ 9:00AM — 12:30PM The Maryland Lynching Memorial Project is honored to host our second conference, “Lynching in […]

ACHP releases Early Coordination with Indian Tribes handbook

ACHP Chairman announces Early Coordination with Indian Tribes handbook now available WASHINGTON, D.C.— As the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) commemorates National Native American Heritage Month, Chairman Aimee Jorjani […]

Preserve Your Family Treasures at NMAAHC

District Treasures at the National Museum of African American History and Culture Register to attend a 15-minute one-on-one session with preservation specialists and receive a professional review of your family treasures […]

Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s Birthday celebration on Martha’s Vineyard

Annual Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s Birthday celebration on December 12, 2019 at 2:00 p. m. Location:  Martha’s Vineyard Television Station, Edgartown /Vineyard Haven Road. We will have a special reading […]

Out & About: Black history program focuses on telling our stories

This article first appeared February 19, 2019 in the Philadelphia Tribune The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Philadelphia Heritage Branch held their Annual Black […]

Save the Date The Annual Black History Luncheon

MARK YOUR CALENDAR – BECOME A SPONSOR The Annual Black History Luncheon is a great opportunity to celebrate our history and our future. 2020 THEME – African Americans and the […]

VIDEO: Groundbreaking ceremony for African American Civil War Museum/ Grimke Re-development Project

(Washington, DC) – Today, as part of #DCHousingWeek, Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, and Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau celebrated […]

ASALH Mourns the passing of Mrs. Florence Radcliffe

Mrs. Florence Racliffe was 103 years old and was the oldest active member of ASALH. She was a dedicated and committed keeper of the legacy of Dr. Carter G. Woodson. […]

1619 project: African exploration of Florida long predates slaves’ arrival

This article first appeared in the Daytona Beach News-Journal Online, October 21, 2019 A Bethune-Cookman symposium, “Before 1619,” is a look back at 400 years since the arrival of the first […]

Celebrating the Life of James A. Donaldson, Ph.D.

October 21, 2019 Dear Howard University Community, James A. Donaldson, Ph.D., a wise counselor, prolific mathematician, and true Southern gentleman, died Friday.   James A. Donaldson was born in 1941 […]

Special Thanks go to Our Conference Sponsors

We extend our sincere appreciation to our sponsors for making the 104th Annual Conference a great success.

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham honored at conference at Brown University

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham was honored by a conference on her work at Brown University,Friday, September 20, 2019. The focus was be her groundbreaking and influential book Righteous Discontent. Righteous Discontent: The […]

Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Emily England Clyburn

ASALH express our deepe condolences to the Clyburn Family for the passing of Emily England Clyburn

Sadly, ASALH shares the passing of Dr. Edward Beasley Jr.

Nationally known educator and historian Dr. Edward Beasley Jr., was born June 3, 1932 in Omaha, Nebraska to Edward Sr., and Vesta Sanders Beasley. He accepted Christ at an early […]

A Forum on School Choice Presented by Bethel21

  School choice is perhaps one of the most divisive topics in American communities generally and the black community especially. There are those who support charter schools and see them […]

African-American Civil War Vets Added to Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument

PUBLISHED September 5, 2019   Dedicated on July 4, 1894, the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ monument on Public Square in downtown Cleveland honors the men and women of Cuyahoga County who […]

Lost MLK Speech to go on the Auction Block

The upcoming Guernsey’s auction includes a speech by Dr. Martin Luther King JR 95% of which was, until now, lost to history (only the last few minutes have been placed on the public record). […]

Governor Larry Hogan Proclaims September as International Underground Railroad Month

Maryland: The Most Powerful Underground Railroad Storytelling Destination in the World BALTIMORE, MD (September 3, 2019) – Governor Larry Hogan today proclaimed September as International Underground Railroad Month, which recognizes Maryland […]

All Day Walk-Up Entry on Weekdays Begins Sept. 2 at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

New Discount for Federal Employees at Sweet Home Café Beginning Monday, Sept. 2 (Labor Day), visitors to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will not need […]

Official 400 Years Of Perseverance Event

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) and Hampton Roads, Virginia ASALH Branch Thank You for Joining Us In Commemorating 400 Years Of Perseverance.

Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III to Embark on National Book Tour

“A Fool’s Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump” on sale Sept. 24 Lonnie G. Bunch III, the […]

Hampton Roads Branch discussion of the book “Warmth of Other Suns”

In partnership with the 2019 Hampton Commemorative Commission, Hampton Roads  Branch held a discussion of the book Warmth of Other Suns.  This was the kick-off for the upcoming event.  One […]

The African American Monument on South Carolina State House Grounds

Senators Robert Ford and Darrell Jackson Sponsors of The African American Monument on The South Carolina State House Grounds

Global Journey for Children Inc “Global Journey Scholar”

2019 Global Journey Scholar  Winner to be announced at the 30th Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival on September 28, 2019  Award: $250.00 & GJFC Certificate  LET THE CHILDREN’S VOICES BE HEARD: […]

Chicago Painted Chocolate: Art and the Great Migration

Cohosted with The HistoryMakers and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), Manilow Senior Curator Naomi Beckwith leads a panel conversation featuring luminaries in Chicago’s […]

Michael Allen to serve as the chairperson of the Reconstruction Beaufort Advisory Board

I’m delighted to be able to announce that Michael Allen, who many of us know as the “father” of the Gullah Geechee Corridor and the Reconstruction Era National Monument, now […]

Reserve your Room for The 104th Annual Meeting and Conference

Rooms are limited at the Embassy Suites Hotel however ASALH has made arrangements with these two hotels that are a short walk from the Convention Center.

Toni Morrison, Whose Soaring Novels Were Rooted In Black Lives, Dies At 88

This article first appeared on npr.org, August 6, 2019 When Toni Morrison received her Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993, her remarks began with a reflection on the phrase once […]

Help the National Park Service Finalize Exhibits for Carter G. Woodson Home NHS

Please help the National Park Service (NPS) tell the story and honor the legacy of Dr. Carter G. Woodson. You’re invited to share your feedback on exhibit designs at an […]

Charleston’s CVB launches new website for African American stories

Voices: Stories of Change, is our newest website to launch, providing an introduction to African American life and history within the Charleston area. Following, is an article from our local […]

Register for the 104th Annual Meeting and Conference

The ASALH Annual Convention is an occasion to explore the history and culture of Africans and people of African descent. Our convention brings together more than one thousand people, including […]

Embracing Our Pearls of Wisdom, Inc. ANNUAL Recognition Dinner & Fundraiser “Serving Others with Loving Intentions”

Saturday, September 28, 2019 3:00pm Cameron Grove Resort Center Ballroom 100 Cameron Grove Boulevard Upper Marlboro, MD 20774 Includes: RECOGNITION PROGRAM, “KEYNOTE SPEAKER FROM HOWARD UNIVERSITY SOCIAL WORK and GERONTOLOGY […]

Hands Across Gun Hill 2019 5th Anniversary

Commemorating the 192nd Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery in New York State and bringing to attention the unnecessary shootings and deaths of unarmed members of our communities in the […]

Footprints of My Ancestors: The Real Legacy of the Chicago Defender

Footprints of My Ancestors: The Real Legacy of the Chicago Defender By Myiti Sengstacke-Rice Today is officially the first week that the Chicago Defender Newspaper has not printed in over […]

Sadly, ASALH shares the passing of Former Vice President Rev. Richard. T. Adams, Jr.

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 […]

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

An Evening with Margot Lee Shetterly & Gladys West Thursday, August 8 6:00 – 8:00 pm Robins Family Forum VMHC, in partnership with WCVE PBS, will present a special program […]

Network to Freedom Training September 11-14, 2019

The National Park Service, National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom (NTF) Program, the Underground Railroad Consortium of New York State, the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, Niagara Falls Underground Railroad […]

Phil Freelon, Durham architect of African-American History museum, dies

Phil Freelon, architect of the National Museum of African American History and Culture passed from labor to reward on July 9, 2019.

Atlanta Branch – African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund Planning Grant will help Morris Brown’s Fountain (Stone) Hall

The Atlanta Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), in collaboration with Morris Brown College, is proud to announce being selected as the […]

African American Civil Rights Network

National Park Service announces the public roll out of the African American Civil Rights Network. They are excited to work with the Association for the Study of African American Life […]

The 7th Annual Corporate Equity & Inclusion Roundtable Conference

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 […]

Senate Confirms Aimee Jorjani As First Full-time Achp Chairman

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The US Senate voted on June 27 to confirm Aimee Jorjani as the first full-time chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP). “I am honored to be […]

Mapping Virginia’s Slave Dwellings

A few months back we told you about a short documentary coming out from Google Earth Outreach. The six-minute film highlights the work our Encyclopedia Virginia and African American Programs […]

Church’s striking and obscure story marked on Beale Street

This article first appeared in The Daily Memphian on June 25, 2019 With a half-dozen Corvettes, a Beale Street trumpet and an African drum, fez-wearing Moolahs and Elks, Beale Street […]

Wade in The Water Celebrates It’s 25th Anniversary

Wade in the Water celebrates the sacred music traditions of African American culture in a 26-part documentary series created and hosted by Bernice Johnson Reagon, composer, scholar, and social activist.Wade, […]

The Passing of Professor Adelaide Cromwell

CROMWELL, Adelaide McGuinn, Ph.D. Professor Emerita of Sociology, Boston University, peacefully gave life a passing grade in hospice care on June 8, 2019. She held her final class in Brookline, […]

Life Member, Mrs. Florence Radcliffe turns 103

Mrs. Florence Radcliffe turned 103 on June 1. She is a former Executive Council member, a life member, and a member of the Bethel Dukes Branch in DC.   Born […]

2019 Emanuel Nine Commemoration

Charleston, SC – June 4, 2019 – In advance of the four-year commemoration of the Emanuel Nine tragedy, Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Churchannounced today plans and events scheduled to observe the […]

The Passing of Professor Anthony Major

It is with a heavy heart that I announce that Anthony “Tony” Major, associate professor, has passed away. Professor Major joined the UCF faculty in 1995 as a member of […]

Malkiel Scholars Named For 2019 Emerging Faculty Leaders Recognized For Research Excellence, Service, Commitment To Campus Inclusion

PRINCETON, NJ (Monday, May 13, 2019)—The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has announced the ten Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars for 2019. The Malkiel Scholars Award, funded by The Andrew W. […]

Smithsonian Regents Name Lonnie Bunch 14th Smithsonian Secretary

The Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents announced today it elected Lonnie G. Bunch III, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, as the 14th Secretary […]

Pittsburgh group seeks answers for missing Negro Mountain signage in Maryland

This article first appeared in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on May 19, 2019 What started out as a wholesome commitment by a group of Pittsburghers to be stewards of a Maryland picnic […]

Dunbar Days, June 29-30

Thanks to the civic engagement and diligence of Yvonne Curry and Dayton Daily News stringer Meredith Moss, today’s (Sunday 5/19) edition includes a review of the Dr Margaret Peters’ Martin […]

African American Civil War Museum Celebrates Founder’s Day May 22

On May 22, 1863 the US Government established the Bureau of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) to uniform and train soldiers of African descent. By the end of the war in 1865 over 200,000 African Americans would serve in the USCT.

Hurricane Michael unearths hidden history at ‘Negro Fort’ where 270 escaped slaves died

This article first appeared in The Tallahassee Democrat on April 27, 2019 PROSPECT BLUFF — Two hundred years ago, a post overlooking the Apalachicola River housed what historians say was the […]

2019 National Fort Pillow Massacre African American Wreath Laying Ceremony

On April 12, 2019, W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Group Inc. (WeAllBe) organized an excellent grassroots burial and military service in honor of the African American soldiers that died on April 12, […]

Spirit of Change Town Hall

The Spirit of Change is a CALL-TO-ACTION for us all to be a catalyst for positive change, as we seek to create a future of peace, clarity, respect and healing in our nation and our lives.

Mount Pleasant resident Michael Allen awarded Order of the Palmetto for African American civicism

This article first appeared in The Moultrie News April 23, 2019 The Order of the Palmetto is considered the highest civilian honor in South Carolina. Recently, Mount Pleasant resident Michael […]

ACHP Celebrates National Historic Preservation Month, Highlighted by Second Photo Contest

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — In recognition of National Historic Preservation Month in May, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) today announced a photo contest asking people to share pictures of […]

KCA and Community Dedicate Historic Marker At Kalorama Park

Adams Morgan neighbors and historians gathered at Kalorama Park on a beautiful evening April 25 to dedicate the recently installed National Underground Railroad marker which honors 20-year-old Hortense Prout’s courageous […]

Dr. Edna McKenzie Branch of ASALH Trip to Negro Mountain MAY 11, 2019

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 […]

2019 UGRR Training (Niagara, NY)- Call for Proposals for Case Studies

Beginning in 2007, the Network to Freedom joined with local partners to present an annual Underground Railroad training. These training opportunities bring together a mix of grass roots researchers, community […]

MEET THE AUTHOR – Dr. JUANITA PATIENCE MOSS at HISTORIC BLENHEIM

https://www.fairfaxva.gov/government/historic-resources/fairfax-history-day/schedule

E. Veronica Pace Home Going Service

E. Veronica Scott Pace was a ASALH Life member. I met Veronica 69 years ago (1949) as a student at Park View Elementary School, located in N. W. Washington D. C.

65TH ANNIVERSARY BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION

Join us as we mark the 65th anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court decision with two days of dynamic discussions on school desegregation in Prince George’s County.

ASALH Exec Among National Parks’ Centennial Honorees

This article first appeared in The Washington Informer on May 9, 2019 One of D.C.’s most tireless advocates for the global promotion of Black heritage and culture was recently honored […]

Migrations the theme of Black History Month kickoff

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 […]

Executive Council Member Selection

The Nominating Committee of ASALH seeks nominations for the Executive Council, Class of 2022.  The Executive Council and the Executive Officers set the policy direction for ASALH and are responsible for carrying out the mission of the organization and ensuring its fiscal soundness

A Century of Negro Migration

Carter G. Woodson’s A Century of Negro Migration documents the movement of African Americans from the South to the northern and western parts of the country, from the early 1800s to the early 1900s.

BARBADOS TO WELCOME THE QUEEN OF THE GULLAH/GEECHEE NATION

Bridgetown, Barbados (March 18, 2019) – Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will journey to the island of Barbados with co-founder of the Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & […]

Black Migration Was Hot Topic At 93rd ASALH Black History Month Luncheon

This article first appeared in “Black EOE Journal”  More than 1,000 educators, historians, students and community and government leaders convened for the 93rd annual Black History Month luncheon hosted by […]

Reopening of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

A City Changing, An Opportunity to Make Friends: Mrs. Bethune’s Honor Scroll, Her Work and 21st Century Washington.

The Six Triple Eight Documentary (WW2 African American Women) Screenings MARCH

Honoring The Six Triple Eight African American Women’s Battalion of WWII in Celebration of Women’s History Month

Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham: Shaping a Legacy Through History

Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham envisions the role of the historian today as one who understands the present by examining the past that shaped it. In the same regard, the distinguished scholar sees history as a way to begin to talk about a more “fair and equitable” future.

Public Lands Package Reauthorizes the HBCU Historic Preservation Program

The president signed into law a package of public lands bills that reauthorizes vital programs and supports the preservation of a diverse array of landscapes and historic sites. The most […]

National Museum of African American History and Culture To Open Online Reservation System for Group Visits

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will open its new online system March 13 at 9 a.m. EDT for groups of 10 or more to reserve […]

Governor of Pennsylvania Recognizes March 1, 2019, as Abolition Day

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 Pennsylvania.

Dr. Rosalyn Terborg-Penn Memorial

Women’s History Convocation, Thursday, March 14th, 2019, 11:00 am, Murphy Fine Arts Center, Morgan State University

The Official Channel of the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom National Park Service Launches Youtube Channel

The Official Channel of the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom National Park Service program. Check out recorded sessions from our annual conference and other videos sharing the story of […]

Clarence Lang named Dean of the College of the Liberal Arts

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Clarence Lang, interim dean of the College of the Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas, has been named the Dean of the Penn […]

ASALH sadly acknowledges the passing of Margaret Turner

ASALH sadly acknowledges the passing of Margaret Turner of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Margaret accepted the final payment of the Omega’s $1 million pledge at […]

Overby Center Program To Look At ‘The Father Of Black History’

  To put an exclamation point on the celebration of Black History Month in February the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at Ole Miss will feature a program next Monday, […]

Accepting Nominations for 2019 America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

National Trust for Historic Preservation is now accepting nominations for the 2019 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. If you know of an important site across the country […]

The Memphis Area Branch of ASALH Black History Month Luncheon

The Memphis Area Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) cordially invites you to join its members and friends as it celebrates Black […]

Call for Papers for 2019 ASWAD Conference

The 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) will take place at The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia U.S.A. […]

(RESCHEDULED) Wisdom Wednesday – Scattered Africa: Faces and Voices of the African Diaspora — A Documentary

Wisdom Wednesday Scattered Africa: Faces and Voices of the African Diaspora — A Documentary *Due to predicted inclement weather, the Wisdom Wednesday event scheduled for February 20th has been RESCHEDULED […]

Pittsburgh City Council for Proclamation

ASALH members accepting the proclamation at City Hall for the Kick off of Black History Month in the city of Pittsburgh, PA.

ASALH Black History Celebration Highlights Black Migration

This article first appeared in Diverse Education on February 17, 2019 The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) celebrated its 93rd annual Black History Month luncheon by […]

Luncheon Souvenir Journal

The 93rd Annual Black History Luncheon Souvenir Journal is online now!

DC Mayor’s Black History Month Proclamation for ASALH

As the Mayor of Washington, DC, it is my pleasure to extend greetings to the Association for the Study of African American Life & History (ASALH) on the occasion of your 93rd Annual Black History Month Luncheon.

What the ‘Father of Black History’ Would Have Actually Wanted Americans to Do for Black History Month

 This article first appeared in Time Magazine on January 31, 2019. The official theme of Black History Month 2019, “Black Migrations,” is a fitting one: not only is migration […]

Black History Month Breakfast at St Matthews AME Zion Church in Sewickley PA

Each Saturday during Black History Month, from 8:0 am to 12:00 noon, one of the oldest Black Churches in Western Pennsylvania, St. Matthews AME Zion Church, located at 345 Thorn […]

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 […]

Remembering Anne Firor Scott (1921-2019)

It is with sadness that we acknowledge the news that Dr. Anne Firor Scott has passed away. A pioneer in establishing the field of women’s history, Dr. Scott’s work and […]

Opinion: As a historian, my instinct was to preserve Confederate monuments, but I changed my mind

This article first appeared in The Dallas Morning News, February 2, 2019 W. Marvin Dulaney, Contributor For over a century, monuments dedicated to Confederate icons and the Confederacy have spread […]

Finding your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. delves deep into the roots of actor S. Epatha Merkerson

This episode of Finding Your Roots, which airs on PBS on Tuesday nights, was particularly interesting. Researchers traced the ancestry of S. Epatha Merkerson to Prince George’s County. Her ancestor, […]

African American History Month OpEd: Learn About African Americans’ Rich Heritage

Learn About African Americans’ Rich Heritage: Visit a Historic Site During Black History Month By Robert G. Stanton, Expert Member, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and former National Park Service […]

ASALH President’s Black History Month Message

Happy Black History Month 2019!  This year opens with the theme “Black Migrations.”  As the Founders of Black History Month, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History believes that migration represents one of the most important aspects of our nation’s past.

Executive Council Member Dr. Cheryl Renée Gooch will be a featured speaker at the National Civil War Museum

Executive Council Member Dr. Cheryl Renée Gooch will be a featured speaker at the National Civil War Museum (Harrisburg, PA) on February 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm. Based on her most recent book […]

The 42nd stamp in the Black Heritage series honors Gregory Hines

The 42nd stamp in the Black Heritage series honors Gregory Hines (1946–2003), whose unique style of tap dancing injected new artistry and excitement into a traditional American form. A versatile […]

The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum Press Conference and Announcements

In celebration of black history education, the university announced that its Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum has established a summer institute for West Virginia teachers that will help integrate the […]

Interview with president of the Paul Laurence Dunbar Branch of Dayton, Ohio, Omope Carter Daboiku

A Story And Conversation With Omope Carter Daboiku Omope Carter Daboiku is a local artist and storyteller, currently serving as the Artist-in-Residence at the Paul Laurence Dunbar House in Dayton, […]

Feb 1 Press Event -ASALH Reconizes 400 Years of Perseverance

ASALH RECOGNIZES 400 YEARS OF PERSEVERANCE WASHINGTON, DC — The Association for the Study of African Life and History (ASALH), the Founders of Black History Month, will launch its first […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Rosalyn Terborg-Penn

In the fall of 1973 as an incoming graduate student in the History Department at Howard University, the first person I met on campus was Rosalyn Terborg-Penn. Like, so many others have shared, before and after her passing, we became fast friends.

Historic Black Cemeteries in Georgetown Recognized by UN

This article first appeared in The Washington Informer, December 19, 2018 By Lisa Fager Bediako, Special to The Informer More than 75 people recently gathered in Georgetown to remember and […]

Commemorate 400 Years of Perseverance 

Honor the ancestors and 400 years of African American resilience! Make sure there is a 400th Commemorative event in your community. Create an event. Then, place your event  on our […]

Happy Birthday Dr. Woodson

Give the gift of self-knowledge! Happy Birthday Dr. Woodson, The Father of Black History, born December 19, 1875.

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WATCH ON C-SPAN3: 400th Anniversary of Forced African Migration

400th Anniversary of Forced African Migration In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the beginning of forced migration of Africans to North America, the Association for the Study of African […]

First Steps of Blacks on American Soil Touted as 1619

This article first appeared in The Washington Informer, February 6, 2019 ASALH Leads Yearlong Discussion of Forced Migration to VA Colony 1619 has served as the “official” date espoused by […]

2019 AACHAF National Grant Program Invites Letters of Intent

Through the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, we uplift stories of African American achievement, activism, and community, and are crafting a narrative that expands our view of history. We […]

New W. Marvin Dulaney Branch Formed in Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX

Meet the newly organized W. Marvin Dulaney Branch in Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX. 

“Who We Are: Heritage Partners in the Miami Valley” Exhibit Partners with ASALH Branch

Phase I of the “Who We Are: Heritage Partners in the Miami Valley” Partners Exhibit is installed in the WDIC gift shop. The exhibit is intended to educate visitors on […]

2019 Black History Kit is Available Now!

Includes 1 poster and 1 Black History Bulletin. $50 includes USPS 1st Class Shipping.  The poster is $15 and includes USPS 1st Class Shipping. 

Michelle Duster ’85 Receives Dartmouth’s Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Award

THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARDS Dartmouth’s Social Justice Awards, co-sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee, Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity, William Jewett Tucker […]

ASALH acknowledges the passing of 103 year old life member Dr. Olivia Hooker, the oldest living survivor of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot

Home to over 10,000 Black residents, Black Wall Street, also known as the Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was one of the most prominent concentrations of African-American businesses in the […]

Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Braintrust Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

Nationwide — The Veterans Braintrust for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) celebrated it’s 30th anniversary forum which focused on the dual themes of ‘Lessons Learned,’ and ‘Moving Forward.’ […]

Call for Papers: 2020 Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities

Call for Papers: 2020 Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities Baltimore, Maryland Deadline: Sunday, March 17, 2020 Gendered Environments: Exploring Histories of Women, Genders, and Sexualities in Social, […]

The Annie Malone Historical Society receives generous gift

The Annie Malone Historical Society is thrilled to announce that they are the recipient of a most generous $100,000 gift! The anonymous donation will be used to establish an aggressive […]

6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion Monument Dedication

Schedule of Activities, Hotels & Transportation Wednesday, November 28, 2018 7:00pm – 8:30pm Meet and Greet at Holiday Inn Express on Fort Leavenworth for 6888th Veterans and family members only Thursday, November 29, […]

National Museum of African American History and Culture Announces Walk-Up Weekdays in January and February

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture has announced Walk-Up Weekdays in January and February. Individuals may enter the museum on a first-come, first-served basis Monday through […]

WATCH ON C-SPAN3: African Americans in World War I

WATCH ON NOVEMBER 07 | 8PM ET | C-SPAN3 To mark the 2018 centennial of World War I, a panel of historians meets to reflect on African Americans in the […]

Save the Date 93rd Annual Black History Luncheon

93rd Annual Black History Luncheon – February 16, 2019, Washington, DC. It’s the premier event and hottest ticket in the Nation’s Capital in the month of February.