Sinclair College Juneteenth Celebration

Online via Zoom

Join Sinclair College at their Juneteenth Celebration! June 18, 2021 11:30AM EST This will be an online event via Zoom.   The Myths About Juneteenth The Washington Post – “Democracy Dies in Darkness. Reporter: Nicole Ellis By: AFI – Odelia Scruggs June 18, 2020   MYTH 1 1. The real oldest celebration of the end […]

Juneteenth Weekend at MOHAI, 1619: Resistance / Resilience / Remembrance


Celebrate Juneteenth with a special storytelling-hour featuring Mr. Delbert Richardson. During this hour, Mr. Richardson will highlight the resistance of his ancestors during the periods of American chattel slavery and Jim Crow, as well as focus on the resilience of Black brilliance. This online program draws from sections of the national award-winning American History Traveling […]

Rosenwald Park Campaign Spring 2021 Webinar


  Presidents Message We are excited to announce the June 24 webinar that the Campaign is jointly sponsoring with the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) on Rosenwald Schools that will feature a presentation by Advisory Council member Andrew Feiler on his book “A Better Life for Their Children,” followed by a panel discussion that will […]

National Park Service Open House: Legacy of the Underground Railroad in Texas

Online via Zoom

Join the National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program and Regions 6, 7, and 8 on Thursday, June 24 from 6:00 - 7:15pm cst for a virtual public open house discussing the history of the Underground Railroad through Texas into Mexico, conducted in partnership with the Organization of American Historians. The history of the Underground Railroad through the Southern borderlands is an emerging field of […]

Ida B. Wells Monument Dedication Ceremony – Virtual

Online via Facebook

Click here to view The June 30th Ida B. Wells Monument Dedication Ceremony livestreamed on Facebook. You don't need to have a Facebook account in order to access it!

Black Health Matters Summit in partnership with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Black Health Matters, the leading “Black Wellness” platform is please to announce its partnership with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. on the upcoming Black Health Matters Summit.  This Summit will be held on July 13th from 8am-5pm.  The focus is on family health with more than 14 sessions that are free and open to the public.  Registration is required.

AFRO News Hosting COVID-19 Discussion Live on Facebook

Online via Facebook

Join Afro News (AFRO) on FB Live for and important and entertaining evening Tuesday, July 13th at 6:00pm via their Facebook page! Experience a light and entertaining discussion held in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine dispelling common (and not so common) misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine, disease and pandemic with musical selections, person-on-the-street interviews, comedic […]

Ida B. Wells Plaza & Statue Unveiling

Beale Street and 4th Street 379 Beale Street, Memphis, TN

The Memphis Memorial Committee – in partnership with the Neshoba Community Resource Center – invites you to join us by being a part of history and helping to build a monument and tourist attraction honoring the life of Ida B. Wells.

From Concept to Reality: Preservation Project Planning Basics

Online via Zoom

Planning to tackle some major rehabilitation work on your historic building, but not sure where to start? This Forum Webinar will give an overview of the process of architectural design and construction practiced by architects, engineers, contractors and preservationists, which provides the framework for most rehabilitation projects. Based on her experience as Preservation Architect at […]

The Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Park Campaign

Online via Zoom

July 25, 2021 marks what should have been Emmett Till's 80th birthday, had he not been murdered in 1955 in the Mississippi Delta by a group of white men. The brutal murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till shocked the nation, and his mother's brave choice to hold an open casket service, to "let the world see […]

Howard University Social Justice Week 2021

Online via Zoom

Howard University's Social Justice Consortium is hosting its first annual Social Justice Week on August 2 - 6th  on Zoom.
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.

Women Are Essential: Interpretive Strategies that Reveal Women Are Everywhere

Online via Zoom

Historic places and sites reveal that women were present everywhere in essential and sometimes surprising roles. Across a two-part webinar series, public historian and author of Doing Women’s History in Public, Dr. Heather Huyck will moderate thought-provoking conversations with experts who are interpreting the complexity of women’s history and identity. Together these panelists will challenge […]

2021 HBCU Week Conference Registration Open

JW Marriot 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

  The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities is delighted to announce open registration for the 2021 Annual National HBCU Week Conference, September 7-10, 2021 in Washington, DC. Click to Register to Attend

Conference on Advancing Equity in Transportation – Accepting abstracts through February 19, 2021

Washington, DC

Convened by Transportation Research Board and supported by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Conference on Advancing Transportation Equity will be held on September 8-10, 2021 in Washington, D.C. The conference will feature all areas of transportation practice and research, including those that address links between transportation and housing, telecommunications, health, policing, or economic development. […]

DOI Library Park Ranger Speaker Series – “Enhancing the Presence of the Past: The National Park Service and the Recognition of African American History”


Please join via webinar for our next free Department of the Interior Library Park Ranger Speaker Series lecture, entitled "Enhancing the Presence of the Past: The National Park Service and the Recognition of African American History" Tuesday, September 21st 3:00 - 4:00 pm EST Prior to the Bicentennial of the American Revolution in 1976 there […]

International Underground Railroad Month Closing Ceremony


Network to Freedom Event to Announce Award Recipients and Highlight New Listings Date: September 20, 2021 Contact: Amanda Pollock Church Creek, MD – On September 29, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, the National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom program will host a virtual “Closing Ceremony for International Underground Railroad Month.” […]

Ida B. Wells Alpha Suffrage Club Marker Unveiling and Reception

The McCormick Tribune Campus Center at Illinois 3201 S State St, Chicago, IL

On January 30, 1913, Ida B. Wells founded the Alpha Suffrage Club, which was located at 3005 South State Street. The goal was to make African-American women feel more comfortable in the realm of politics and then to “use the vote for the advantage of ourselves and our race,” as Wells said. The former site of […]

Encore Presentation Master Class with Tanya McKinnon

Online via Zoom

Join us for an encore rebroadcast of the Master Class featuring Tanya McKinnon. Sunday, October 10 2pm PST/5pm EST If you registered for the original event on May 27, 2021, you will receive a Zoom link on Saturday to view the rebroadcast. Please check the email that you used for your original Eventbrite registration. Questions? […]

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

Online via Zoom

Panelists: L’Merchie Frazier, artist, poet, Director of Education for the Museum of African American History, Boston and Nantucket, and member of the Boston Middle Passage Committee; Byron Rushing, a long-time civil rights activist, member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1983 to 2018, former President of the Museum of African American History, Co-Chair of the Boston Middle Passage Committee, […]

Queens College Africana Studies to Host its Second Publish & Flourish Professional Development Workshop

Online via Zoom

Queens College Africana Studies will host its second Publish & Floruish Professional Development Workshop with Prof. Nadine Naber. October 15, 2021 10am EST In support of tailoring the workshop for our audience, Dr. Naber requests that those interested register by October 10. For the sake of ease, here is the registration link. Topic: LIBERATE YOUR SCHOLARSHIP: […]

University of Pittsburgh Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Founding of the Department of Africana Studies Virtual Events


University of Pittsburgh celebrates the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Africana Studies with a 2-day virtual event. Each event will feature a panel from Pitt Africana Studies community members and celebrate the department's 50th anniversary. November 12, 2021 1pm-2.30pm EST Webinar Panel: "Celebrating 50 Years of Cultivating Excellence: Alumni of Africana […]

(While Tickets Last) Historically Speaking: Black Reconstruction — A Conversation Among Eric Foner, Henry Louis Gates & Kevin Young


Kevin Young, NMAAHC’s Andrew W. Mellon Director, moderates a discussion of the Reconstruction era with historians Eric Foner and Henry Louis Gates. Their focus is on W.E.B Du Bois and his groundbreaking assessment of the impact of Reconstruction on America’s post-Civil War Black community. Foner and Gates are co-editors of the Library of America’s reissue […]

(While Tickets Last) Historically Speaking: The Corporate Branding and Cultural Appropriation of Hip Hop


A distinguished panel of academics, artists, and music industry veterans will discuss hip-hop’s influence in corporate boardrooms, living rooms, fashion runways as well as courtside. The panel will consider the complicated legacy of the co-opting of Black art, style, and innovation and how corporate branding has included hip-hop in strategies to reach a broader range […]

American Council of Learned Societies Virtual K-12 Career Seminar


Please join us on Monday, December 13, 2021, at 4:00-5:30pm, for a career webinar for PhDs and graduate students on K-12 teaching (registration required) ACLS will offer a virtual presentation for PhDs and graduate students to learn about teaching roles in K-12 schools from Carney Sandoe, the most well-known K-12 educational recruiting firm, and to meet […]

Senator John Heinz History Center Presents, From Slavery to Freedom Film Series: Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness


Join us for an online screening of “Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness” on December 15, as part of the 2021 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series presented by the African American Program of the Heinz History Center in partnership with the Frick Environmental Center of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. A film that will challenge […]

America250’s Community Conversation: Latino, Hispanic, and Chicano Communities


¡Hola! America250 is kicking off the new year with a Community Conversation with members of Latino, Hispanic, and Chicano communities. January 19, 2022 3-4:15pm This event will be held online. Communities across the United States and around the world are coming together to share their hopes for the semiquincentennial, explore the experience of communities in […]

National Archives Comes Alive! Young Learners Program: Meet Fannie Lou Hamer

Virtual via YouTube

Young Learners can meet Fannie Lou Hamer, an activist in the 1960s and 1970s for voting rights, civil rights, and women’s rights (as portrayed by Sheila Arnold). Fannie Lou Hamer fought for freedom, equality, and opportunity to make the United States a more just society. She will share her story from her birth as the […]

Black Broadway in Washington DC on “We the People”

Before chain coffeeshops and luxury high-rises, before even the beginning of desegregation and the 1968 riots, Washington's Greater U Street was known as Black Broadway. From the early 1900s into the 1950s, African Americans plagued by Jim Crow laws in other parts of town were free to own businesses here and built what was often […]