Charles A. Brown-Birmingham Branch of ASALH, Black Heritage Fair

Birmingham African American Genealogy Group and the Charles A. Brown-Birmingham Branch of ASALH presents "The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity." Program includes: -- Interviews of BAAGG and ASALH members, […]

Presentation of the Inaugural ASALH Book Prize


The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) will award an annual prize to recognize an outstanding book in the field of African American history and culture beginning in February 2021.

The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum 2021 Black History Month Event

Online via Zoom

“Disparities in Health Care During the Pandemic,” with Jill Upson, chair of the West Virginia COVID-19 Advisory Commission on African American Disparities and executive director of the Herbert Henderson Office […]


Online via Zoom

This is virtual experience has been curated with the backdrop of the 2021 Black history theme, “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity.” The black family has been a topic […]

Sxith Annual Dr. Carter G. Woodson Luncheon

Online via Zoom

Join ASALH virtually at the Sixth Annual Carter G. Woodson Luncheon in celebration of Black History!  Hosted by W. Marvin Dulaney of the DFW ASALH Branch, this years theme is […]

Homage to Black Excellence


Homage to Black Excellence offers an opportunity to experience innovative initiatives through specially curated event experiences to begin in February 2021. Each experience examines the past and present racial barriers […]

Lillian Smith: Anti-racist Ally, Athens, GA Branch

  Join us for one of our major Black History Month events, “Lillian Smith: Anti-Racist Ally.” Smith was an author and social critic whose writings challenged white southerners to end […]

Bethel Dukes Branch, ASALH, Unceasing Militant: Mary Church Terrell book talk

Join the Bethel Dukes Branch, ASALH as we host historian and author Dr. Alison M. Parker from the University of Delaware to discuss Unceasing Militant on the life and legacy of Mary Church Terrell (1863–1954). Mrs. Terrell came from an established family and built within Washington, DC a remarkable presence through organized agency and activism.

The Bethel Dukes Branch, Author Talk

Though most accounts of Terrell focus almost exclusively on her public activism, Alison M. Parker also looks at the often turbulent, unexplored moments in her life to provide a more […]

ASALH and PBS Books present A Special Conversation between Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Nubia Kai & Sundiata Cha-Jua

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.