Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/University of Maryland African American Studies Department Undergraduate Student Forum “Student Perspectives: Conversations in African/Black Identity” Virtual Event

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: […]

The Sword & the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X & MLK, Jr.

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

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 […]

James Weldon Johnson Branch Meeting – Annual Report, Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville Urban League 903 W. Union Street , Jacksonville

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

Charleston Area Branch Election of Officers and Meeting Dates

Charleston, SC Charleston

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 to confirm the date, location and time of […]

Athens, Georgia, Branch, Carter G. Woodson’s Birthday

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 […]

Athens, Georgia, Branch, Black History Month event, “Lillian Smith: Anti-Racist Ally.”

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 106th Annual Meeting and Conference

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront 225 East Coastline Drive, Jacksonville

September 22-26, 2021 (Jacksonville, FL) The 106th Annual Conference and Meeting Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront 225 East Coastline Drive, Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32202 LEARN MORE

107th Annual Meeting and Conference

Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center 201 Tallapoosa Street, Montgomery

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.