2021 National Fort Pillow Massacre Wreath Laying Ceremony

Memphis National Cemetery Memphis, TX

We will be giving honor to the United States Colored Troops, Civilians, and Union Soldiers that died, fought, became Prisoners of War (POW) and were returned back to Slavery. We invite you to witness history and give tribute to those who fought to end Slavery.  The Fort Pillow Massacre occurred on April 12, 1864.  We […]

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 at Fair Park

Fair Park 3809 Grand Avenue, Dallas, TX

Juneteenth at Fair Park will be held June 19, 2021

ASALH Memphis Area Branch Event, Juneteenth 2021: A Celebration and A Conversation

LeMoyne-Owen College 807 Walker Avenue, Memphis, TN

The Memphis Area Branch is one of the supporters of the LeMoyne-Owen College National Alumni Association's Juneteenth 2021 Celebration. Saturday June 19, 2021 9am CST Activities on the campus lawn at 807 Walker Avenue will include a health fair, food vendors, live musical entertainment, historical re-enactments and a symposium on the meaning of Juneteenth for […]

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

Online

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

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!

ASALH Samuel L. Banks Branch “GRACE WISHER WAY” Street Sign Ceremony

Baltimore, Maryland 127 Albemarie St. and 844 Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

Street Sign Ceremony is to Honor "The Lost Story of Grace Wisher" who was sold for $12.00 to Baltimore's flag maker Mary Young Pickersgill under the Orphan Law of 1797, passed by the Maryland General Assembly. Grace (a Negro Child) was about 13 years old when sold December 10, 1810. Grace Wisher has been recorded […]

ASALH W. Marvin Dulaney D/FW Branch Book Review: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Virtual

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. In How To Be an Antiracist, Kendi takes readers through a widening circle of antiracist ideas from the most basic concepts to visionary possibilities that will help readers see all forms of racism clearly, understand their poisonous consequences, and work to oppose them in our systems and in ourselves. Kendi […]

ASALH Bronx Branch Event, New York State Abolition Commemoration Day

Haffen Park Hammersley Ave. & Gunther Ave., Bronx, NY

In recognition of 194th Anniversary the Abolition of Slavery in New York State, the Bronx Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), cordially invites you to attend Abolition Commemoration Day in New York State. Because of a growing demand to fulfill the social needs of the community, this […]

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.

ASALH Charleston Area Branch Event, The Black Family: Worship Traditions and Faith Institutions

Online

About this Event Worship traditions and faith institutions are a significant historic element of African American life and culture. This forum will explore the rich diversity of these traditions and institutions with a focus on their roles and impact on the Black family. Speakers Lee Bennett, Historian, Mother Emmanuel AME Church Rev. DeMett Jenkins, Lilly […]

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 […]

ASALH Samuel L. Banks Branch 14th Annual Youth Day Festival

200 Font Hill Ave 200 Font Hill Ave, Baltimore, MD

Kevin L. Cooper Foundation (institutional member) gives an annual festival "Transforming Youth into Champions" which is commemorating the Life of Kevin L. Cooper (killed by police) and all victims of gun violence. Virtual event is followed by a give away of FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES - Grab a bag of learning tools to go - from […]

Andersonville NHS Special History Study Presents, “In Plain Sight: African Americans at Andersonville National Historic Site.”

Online

Please join us for a presentation of the "In Plain Sight: African Americans at Andersonville National Historic Site." This special history study explores the relationship between African Americans in Southwest Georgia and Andersonville from the Civil War to the present. This webinar will give a case study and an example of how these projects are […]

ASALH Carter G. Woodson Washington, DC Branch 5th Sunday African American Cultural Awareness Program – Blacks Who Built the Capitol

Virtual

This presentation was from ASALH-TV. The Carter G. Woodson branch used this program as part of their 5th Sunday presentation through the website of Shiloh Baptist Church of Washington, DC. Covid-19 restrictions were in place so all presentations this year were electronic. This event will be held and recorded online.