ASALH will hold innovative programming in the month of September in lieu of an in-person conference in Montgomery, Alabama. Check back for schedules, times, and other updates.
Featured Undergraduate Student Panelists: Alyssa Hawkins (St. Mary's College of Maryland) Fehintola Elizabeth Bright-Awonuga (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) Bishop Lawton (Howard University) With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the University of Maryland’s African American Studies Department, the 2020-21 research initiative, "Race/Ethnicity and Gender Identity in a Shifting Cultural and Racial Climate: […]
In his new book, THE SWORD AND THE SHIELD: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. (Basic Books; March 31, 2020), acclaimed historian Peniel E. Joseph offers a paradigm-shifting dual biography the leaders, presenting a more nuanced narrative that pushes readers to reconsider these two leaders and the era they came […]
Suppressed 2020: The Fight To Vote. The Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications Hosts a Screening and Q&A w Filmmaker Robert Greenwald Suppressed 2020: The Fight To Vote by Robert Greenwald (Director of Outfoxed, Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price, and Making A Killing: Guns Greed and the NRA) is a short, powerful documentary […]
Cornell Celebrates Toni Morrison: A yearlong celebration kicks off with "The Bluest Eye" reading Oct. 8, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hear “The Bluest Eye” read in its entirety by Morrison scholars, authors, poets, celebrities and members of the Cornell and Ithaca communities. Event streams from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., powered by eCornell and streamed […]
The James Weldon Johnson Branch of ASALH holds its monthly meeting on most 4th Saturdays. Program: Annual Report Saturday, October 24, 2020, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Location: Jacksonville Urban League 903 W. Union Street Jacksonville, Florida 32204
Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Charleston Area Branch Election of Officers November 14, 2020 Meeting Dates Meets 2nd Saturday of every month at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm except in February for the Black History Month event and in the summer months. Email email@example.com to confirm the date, location and time of […]
James Weldon Johnson Branch Veterans Day Program Saturday, November 14, 2020, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Location: Jacksonville Urban League 903 W. Union Street Jacksonville, Florida 32204
Join us for our Carter G. Woodson Founder’s Month event: a virtual screening of the film Signing Black in America (Dir. Danica Cullinan and Neal Hutcheson, Films Media Group, 2020). This is the first-ever documentary about the innovative variety of sign language that was developed by members of the historically segregated African American Deaf Community. An online panel discussion […]
Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s Birthday Celebration Saturday, December 19, 2020, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Location: Jacksonville Urban League 903 W. Union Street Jacksonville, Florida 32204
Join us for our annual Black History Month event, “Lillian Smith: Anti-Racist Ally.” Smith was an author and social critic whose writings challenged white southerners to end segregation and actively fought to dismantle Jim Crow with Dr. King and other Black activists. The documentary Breaking the Silence - Lillian Smith (2020, Dir. Hal and Henry Jacobs) […]
The ASALH Annual Conference is an occasion to explore the history and culture of people of African descent. Our conference brings together more than one thousand people, including educators, students, community builders, business professionals, and others who share an abiding interest in learning about the contribution of African Americans to this nation and the world.