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 […]

Voices of Zion – Black Georgetown Cemeteries Project

Mt. Zion - Female Union Band Cemeteries 27th Street NW, Washington, DC

Immersive, Moveable Feasts starting in the Mt. Zion - Female Union Band Cemeteries at: 27th Street off Q Street Then processing to Dumbarton United Methodist Church 3133 Dumbarton St. NW Immersive performances will be offered starting at 7 pm Friday May 6 & Saturday May 7 Friday May 13 & Saturday May 14 Friday May […]

ASALH Saint Petersburg Branch Supports ‘Woodson Warriors’ Scholarships

Eckerd College St. Petersburg, FL

In an awards ceremony held May 7, 2022, at Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL, local Branch President Attorney Jacqueline Hubbard was present to deliver a 'check' in the amount of $12,700.00. The 'check' represents funds raised by the Branch in support of The Woodson African American History Museum of Florida's 'Woodson Warriors' scholarship program. This […]

2022 Community Media Awards – Virtual

Virtual

Join us virtually on May 12, 2022, for the 27th Annual Studs Terkel Community Media Awards! Begun in 1994, the Community Media Awards honor storytelling that centers Chicago's people. This is a night for community leaders, advocates, journalists and Public Narrative partners to come together and celebrate the stories that made a difference in our […]

ASALH Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group Event, Lives and Legacy of Liberty: African American Service in WWI

Virtual

The Liberty African American Legacy Memorial honors more than 750 African Americans buried in the segregated sections of cemeteries in Clay County, including several WWI veterans. Learn about the sacrifice of Black Missourians in WWI with a group of distinguished speakers including Dr. Cecelia Robinson, Dr. Antonio Holland, and Marvin Greer. The WW I Museum […]

ASALH W. Marvin Dulaney D/FW ASALH Branch Virtual Book Review: Listen to Me Good: The Story of an Alabama Midwife

Virtual via Zoom

Margaret Charles Smith, a ninety-one-year-old Alabama midwife, has thousands of birthing stories to tell. Despite claims that midwives contributed to high infant mortality rates. Local women servicing as midwives were an important part of the community; they assisted with birthing and helped with household chores while the new mother recovered. Practices that paralleled African traditions […]

ASALH & Howard University’s Social Justice Reading Room: Memoir as a Voice for Justice

ASALH & Howard University's Social Justice Consortium present the 3rd edition of our Social Justice Reading Room series. Sponsored by Mellon Just Futures Initiative. ASALH Members & Extended Community, We're only two days aways from the third installment of our virtual Reading Room series on social justice, Memoir as a Voice for Justice, a collaborative […]

Executive Council Meeting

Online via Zoom

Registration is required 24 hours prior to the meeting for all voting members.

Riversdale House Museum – Volunteer Open House

We have been doing a lot of great work in our program to tell a fuller and inclusive interpretation at our sites...especially around the enslaved. Riversdale would love to have volunteers who want to help and support this endeavor. Please see attached flyer for details. June 4, 2022. Please consider registering to learn more about being […]

Branch Members Meeting for Treasurers

Virtual via Zoom

Branch Members Meeting for Treasurers (All members are invited to attend this meeting focusing on treasurers.) June 9, 2022 8 p.m. EST Zoom Meeting Branch Members have received the link via email. Other members who are interested in attending should email membership@asalh.org for the link by Wednesday, June 8.   AGENDA Welcome - Vice President […]

ASALH W. Marvin Dulaney D/FW Branch Virtual Book Review, Woke Racism: How a New Religion Has Betrayed Black America by John McWhorter

Virtual

Linguist John McWhorter argues that an illiberal neoracism, disguised as antiracism, is hurting Black communities and weakening the American social fabric. Americans of good will on both the left and the right are secretly asking themselves the same question: how has the conversation on race in America gone so crazy? We’re told to read books […]

Party in the Park! Mary McLeod Bethune Scholar & Reenactor

Lincoln Park Washington, Washington, DC

We continue our series on the life and legacy of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. On June 16, our in-person event at Washington, D.C.'s Lincoln Park will feature Dr. Ashley Preston of Howard University, who is the author of "Mary McLeod Bethune in Florida: Bringing Social Justice to the Sunshine State" and previously served as Director […]

ASALH Executive Council Meeting

Online via Zoom

  Executive Council Meeting Thursday, June 16, 2022 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. EST Registration is required 24 hours prior to the meeting for all voting members This meeting will be held online via Zoom. All members of ASALH are encouraged to attend. Zoom details will be emailed to all members in June.

ASALH W. Marvin Dulaney Branch D/FW Juneteenth Celebration at the African American Musuem (Dallas) and the National Archives Records Administration (NARA) in DC

3565 Grande Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75210 3565 Grande Avenue, Dallas, TX

In commemoration of Juneteenth, celebrating the liberation of enslaved people in the Confederate states, and in conjunction with the display of the original Emancipation Proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln, and General Order #3 (which transmitted the news of emancipation to the residents of the state of Texas), we join with the Association for the […]

Juneteenth: A Celebration | National Archives

  Juneteenth: A Celebration   National Archives Museum Dallas/Ft. Worth Branch of ASALH The Dallas African American Museum   Friday, June 17, 2022 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EDT Online In commemoration of Juneteenth, celebrating the liberation of enslaved people in the Confederate states, and in conjunction with the display of the original Emancipation […]

ASALH W. Marvin Dulaney Branch D/FW Event City Men Cooks

3565 Grande Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75210 3565 Grande Avenue, Dallas, TX

On Sunday, June 19, 2022 on "Father's Day," the African American Museum will be open and there will be vendors and cooks that the Museum c0-sponsoring with City Men Cooks. The W. Marvin Dulaney ASALH Branch host the and were present for the all-day activities at the Museum.