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The 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference

ASALH will hold innovative virtual programming in the month of September celebrating the 2021 Black History Theme, The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. Check back for schedules, times, and other updates.


Film Festival: Dreams of Emmett Till


In Dreams of Emmett Till, a now elderly Carolyn Bryant must face the accusation that led to the brutal killing of 14-year old Emmett Till, back in segregated Mississippi, in 1955.

Hine-Horne Book Roundtable: V. P. Franklin’s “Young Crusaders”

All Academic Conference Platform

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.

National Virtual Awards Program


ASALH will present the 2021 awards recipients on Tuesday, September 28 from 7-8:30 pm EST. Save this date to celebrate individuals who promote the legacy of Dr. Woodson through scholarship and […]

Film Festival: Invisible History: Middle Florida’s Hidden Roots


Invisible History sheds light on the little-known history of plantations and the enslaved in Florida through a visually compelling story that explores the history of a people who contributed so much to what Leon county is today.