Join us to celebrate American History! Jun 18, 2021 11:00am Central Time This event will be held online via Zoom. Register to attend HERE.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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'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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.” […]
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 […]
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? […]
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 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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Join us as we commemorate Dr. Woodson's Birthday with a virtual symposium on Saturday, December 18 at 9:30 a.m. EST. The event is co-sponsored by ASALH and the National Park Service. This event is free and open to the public. You must register to receive the Zoom link. Call the National Park Service at 202.426.5961 […]
A powerful docuseries chronicling Mamie Till-Mobley’s life and historic fight, as a Black woman in America, for justice for her son, Emmet Till; sparking the Civil Rights Movement airs tonight on ABC 10pmET/9pmCT. https://abcnews.go.com/US/video/world-premieres-thurs-jan-109c-abc-81877834
¡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 […]
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 […]
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 […]