African American Music and the Struggle for Freedom

Online via ASALH TV

This event features panelist Fernando Orejuela, panelist Langston C. Wilkins, panelist Allie Martin, panelist Stephanie Shonekan, panelist Portia K. Maultsby, and moderator John Fleming.

February National Branch Membership Meeting

Virtual via Zoom

President Dulaney’s request The Zoom information will be emailed to ASALH Branch members. If you are a member who is not receiving member emails, please send a email with your name, email address, and phone number to [email protected].

Chat with 2022 National Parks Conservation Association’s Centennial Leader Awardees Sylvia Cyrus and Audrey Peterman

Virtual via Zoom

Sylvia Cyrus and Audrey Peterman were awardees of the National Parks Conservation Association’s Centennial Leader Award in 2022 and will be interviewed Saturday, February 11, 2023 @ 10 a.m. to 12 noon EST. There will be a Q&A after the first 45 minutes of the zoom meeting where questions can be posted in the Zoom chat […]

National Capital Parks-East Black History Month 2023 Event: Frederick Douglass Birthday Celebration

Capital Turnaround 770 M Street, SE, Washington, DC, United States

This annual program to celebrate Frederick Douglass includes music by the Jubilee Voices of the Washington Revels, performances by the student winners of the Douglass Oratorical Contest and a light-hearted debate style program that asks the question “What place did Frederick Douglass call home?”

The American Colonization Society: Back to Africa vs American Inclusion and the Struggle Over Identity

Seward Park Library 192 East Broadway, New York, NY, United States

Formed in 1816 during a time of racial unrest, the American Colonization Society, with support from some Supreme Court justices, members of Congress, and U.S. presidents such as Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe, believed that freed enslaved people could not integrate into American society, and thus ought to seek their destiny in Liberia.

Glasgow and Black Resistance

Glasgow has historically been a site of Black activism and resistance. From speeches by Black abolitionists and civil rights activists such as Frederick Douglass and Sarah Remond, to the establishment […]

Poetry – Fighting with Words: Then & Now

Online via ASALH TV

This Festival Session features moderator Judi Moore Latta and panelists Shauna M. Morgan, Tony Medina and Frank X Walker.

The Story of Mercy-Douglas Hospital Airing on PBS


Nurses from the Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and Training School, c. 1940. Photo courtesy of Temple University, Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection. The Story of Mercy-Douglass Hospital is about two Philadelphia hospitals founded by African Americans to provide medical care for African Americans is scheduled to air Thurs., Feb. 16th at 7:30 pm and 11 […]

The 1619 Project Education Conference (2023)


On February 18 and 19, The 1619 Project will host the second 1619 Education Conference. This free, virtual, two-day event will feature a stellar lineup of keynote speakers and panelists, including Ibram X. Kendi, Martha S. Jones, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Kimberly Henderson, Cornelius Eady, A. Van Jordan, and Tim Seibles. It will also offer participants the opportunity […]

“Walk in the Footsteps of Dr. Carter G. Woodson!”

Mary McLeod Bethune Council House 1318 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., DC, United States

Visitors will get a rare chance to honor Black History Month by literally walking in the footsteps of its founder, Dr. Carter G. Woodson. In this spellbinding first person delivery "Dr. Woodson" will take visitors from the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site on an interpretive journey to Dr. Woodson's residence in the Shaw Neighborhood. 

Preserving Black Resistance

Online via ASALH TV

This Festival Session features moderator Omar Eaton-Martinez and panelists Nathaniel Moore, Cheylon Woods, and Felicia Bell.

South Africa Youth Dialogue Black Resistance Theme

Virtual via Zoom

A dialogue with an intergenerational group, to include youth from Phokeng Village, South Africa, Bafokeng Nation, and youth from Prince George's County, Maryland, United States, Prince George's County Truth Branch of ASALH, discussing this year's Black History Theme: Black Resistance, relative to the similarities faced by Black youth around the world and the solutions they envision.

Black British Civil Rights: The Fight for Equality 1820-2020


Tony Warner author of Black History Walks Volume 1 will detail Black British Civil Rights, a US to UK timeline comparison. The term ‘Civil Rights’ automatically triggers images of the American fight for equality and freedom even in Britain. This illustrated talk details Black resistance against British racist oppression from; the 19th century Jamaican who […]

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African Ancestry @20 Celebration and World Tour Launch

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co 641 D Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

We're doing it big in 2023! Come celebrate with us and enter the Embrace Africa Sweepstakes for the chance to win a FREE TRIP TO AFRICA! Meet the company Co-founders Dr. Gina Paige and Dr. Rick Kittles, and the rest of the AA Team.

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