The Launch of The Museum JEDI (Justice. Equity. Diversity. Inclusion) Show hosted by Omar Eaton-Martínez

Online via YouTube

The Museum JEDI (Justice. Equity. Diversity. Inclusion) Show holds space for discussions that intersect museums and social justice. These conversations will include topics like: The interrogation of museums as Copy to a new draft colonial projects Inclusive museum leadership Decolonizing museums Restorative justice in museums Institution building ...and much more Our guests include thought leaders, […]

Join the Virutal Birthday & Book Celebration for Scholar and Institution Builder Andrew Billingsley!

  Special Guests Andrew Billingsley Amy Billingsley Charles Jarmon Greg Carr Finally, the inestimable attainments of Dr. Andrew Billingsley are applauded in this long overdue festshrift by those who were mentored, taught and influenced by him. Billingsley is considered the seminal scholar on the sociology of the Black family. His Black Families in White America […]

ASALH Saint Petersburg Branch Event, My Father Would Have Shot Me: A Conversation with International Best Selling Author, Jennifer Teege

Florida Holocaust Museum in St Petersburg, FL 55 5th St N, Saint Petersburg, TX

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me, an international bestseller, is a book born of a shocking discovery: At age 38, married with two children, Jennifer Teege picked up a book by chance at Hamburg’s main library and discovered that her grandfather was the brutal Nazi commandant of the Plaszow concentration camp, portrayed so memorably by […]

PBS Books: Trailblazing Women Series: VIRTUAL AUTHOR TALK: Celebrating Robert Frost’s Birthday with Poetry In America

ABOUT THE POET Tracy K. Smith is a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, memoirist, translator, and librettist. She served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 2017-19. Her most recent book is Such Color: New and Selected Poems. She teaches at Harvard University  To learn more about this author, visit   ABOUT THE MODERATOR Elisa New is […]

Women’s E3 Virtual Summit To Recognize African American Women in Arts & Culture


In honor of Women’s History Month, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) hosts the fourth annual Women’s E3 Virtual Summit  March 24 at 7 p.m. ET. This year’s event recognizes African American women in arts and culture, including television, radio and film, visual art, music, spoken and written word, and dance. […]

National Meeting of Branch Presidents and Vice Presidents


This meeting will be for branch presidents and vice presidents as well as potential presidents and vice presidents and any other branch members interested in learning about the responsibilities of branch leadership. All branch members are welcome. The password for the Branch Members Private Page will be emailed to all current branch members prior to […]

You’re Invited to the Online Cultural Event “Rhythms of Resistance”


"Rhythms of Resistance" is an online cultural event – hosted by the United Nations to mark the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The programme will include statements by United Nations officials and national leaders, conversations with eminent personalities, musical performances, and compelling videos about slavery and […]

The James Weldon Johnson Branch of ASALH Presents: Women’s History Month Program

The James Weldon Johnson Branch of ASALH Presents:   Women's History Month Program   Women's History Month Program & Meeting showcasing members. Guest Speaker LaShonda Holloway will present: African American Death Rates Due to Colorectal Cancer. Click the button below to join the event live on March 26th at 10:00 a.m. EST.

ASALH Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group Branch Event, Midwives and Maternal Health in the African American Community: Then & Now

Virtual via Eventbrite

The William Jewell College Nursing Program and Garrison School Cultural Center of Liberty invite you to a Women's History Month Program, "Midwives and Maternal Health in the African American Community: Then & Now," Sunday, March 27th, in the Yates-Gill College Union starting at 2:00 pm. The program will celebrate the life and legacy of Lucy […]

Pandemics, Protests, and the Continuing Legacy of Slavery

Wake Forest University and Guilford College NC

Join us for a symposium in Greensboro and Winston-Salem hosted by Guilford College and Wake Forest University. Day one will be held in Greensboro and Day two will be in Winston-Salem. The conference will feature tours of historic sites in the region, including the Old Salem’s Hidden Town Project, Salem College and Academy, Blandwood's Thomas Day Exhibit, the International […]

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey – Virtual Q&A With Walter Mosley & Jelani Cobb

JOIN US FOR A VIRTUAL Q&A WITH AUTHOR AND CREATOR WALTER MOSLEY OF THE LAST DAYS OF PTOLEMY GREY MODERATED BY JELANI COBB.   Sign up below to receive a link to join the conversation on Wednesday, March 30th at 7pm ET / 4pm PT.   This will be on a first come, first serve basis until capacity is reached. […]

Forum Webinar: Brown v. Board: A Tale of 3 (Delaware) Schools

Virtual via Zoom

As part of the work of the National Trust’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, the Trust has been working to expand the narrative around the Supreme Court case that came to be known as Brown v. Board of Education. While often thought of as a single case, Brown v. Board was a portfolio of […]

You’re Invited to the Chicago Opera Theater Lunch & Learn Event


  You are cordially invited to join Chicago Opera Theater for the presentation of an informative, lecture-style “lunch & learn” webinar event with the Historical Consultant of Quamino’s Map,  S.I. Martin. The plot of this opera, whose world premiere will be on April 23, 2022, is loosely inspired by Martin’s novel  Incomparable World. Martin’s presentation will center […]

Critical Conversations: Two Women Bridge the Racial Divide

Part of our Critical Conversations Series, featuring Polly Sheppard and Margaret Seidler. Moderated by Bernard Powers and Marjory Wentworth.   About this event   "Two Women Bridge the Racial Divide in a Civil Rights Journey" will be a fireside chat featuring Polly Sheppard, survivor of the Mother Emanuel AME shooting, and Margaret Seidler, a descendant […]

Maryland Commission on African American History & Culture Public Teleconference Meeting

The Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC) is committed to discovering, documenting, preserving, collecting, and promoting Maryland's African American heritage. The Commission also provides technical assistance to institutions and groups with similar objectives. Through the accomplishment of this mission, the MCAAHC seeks to educate Maryland citizens and its visitors about the significant […]

National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program’s Open House

Utilizing the experience and knowledge of local area experts and finding ways to engage our community’s youth are vital components to the future of historic preservation of the Underground Railroad. The Forever Free Mentoring Program coordinates a multi-generational community effort that provides unique opportunities for high school and college students to work directly with local […]

ASALH Charleston Area Branch Event, Social Determinants of Black Health and Wellness

Virtual via Zoom

The Charleston Area Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) is hosting a series of programs focusing on Black health and wellness in honor of National Minority Health Month. Join us for an interactive virtual forum as we define the social factors that impact health and ways we […]

ASALH W. Marvin Dulaney D/FW ASALH Branch Virtual Book Review: Visualizing Equality: African American Rights and Visual Culture in-the 19th Century

Virtual via Zoom

The fight for racial equality in the nineteenth century played out not only in marches and political conventions but also in the print and visual culture created and disseminated throughout the United States by African Americans. African Americans activists seized these opportunities and produced images that advanced campaigns for black rights. Zoom link will be […]

Report on Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in History Organizations


On April 14th, the National Council on Public History (NCPH) and AASLH released a first-of-its-kind report on the prevalence of gender discrimination and sexual harassment in history organizations in the United States. Significant findings include: Seventy-six percent of respondents reported experiencing gender discrimination and/or sexual harassment personally and 61% reported they know someone who had. […]

Radcliffe Fellow Present: The Descendants (A Novel)

Virtual via Zoom

A presentation from 2021–2022 Radcliffe Fellow Ladee Hubbard Ladee Hubbard is a writer whose most recent novel is The Rib King (Amistad, 2021). She is writing a novel that examines the implications of the ways in which Black people in the United States have historically been represented as an internal threat to both public health […]

Preserve the Past, Build for the Future Webinar Series

Virtual via Zoom

Thank you for your interest in Preserve the Past, Build For the Future, a four-part webinar series presented by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. We hope for those of you who have attended, you found the programs to be interesting and beneficial. You can view the recordings of the first three webinars on the […]