The theme for 2022 focuses on the importance of Black Health and Wellness. This theme acknowledges the legacy of not only Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine, but also other ways of knowing (e.g., birthworkers, doulas, midwives, naturopaths, herbalists, etc.) throughout the African Diaspora. The 2022 theme considers activities, rituals and initiatives that […]
Darnall’s Chance House Museum - Black History Month Virtual Book Discussion: "Stolen" with Richard Bell. Meet author Richard Bell, Professor of History at the University of Maryland, as he discusses his book entitled Stolen. Finalist for both the Harriet Tubman and George Washington prizes, this is the astonishing story of five free boys kidnapped from the […]
The first African American Heritage Month (AAHM) Celebration in LA began in 1949 when Mayor Fletcher Bowron issued the first proclamation calling for all citizens to celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans. In 1959, the opening ceremony was moved to City Hall. In 1976, the entire month of February was officially declared African American History […]
As written by Norma Cavazos Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Black history takes the spotlight this month with a series of programs that use visual art, dance, music and even cooking to highlight the triumphs of the Black diaspora. Here are a handful of Black History Month events that will take place in the coming weeks. […]
The opening session will describe the month-long celebration of the 2022 Black History theme, Black Health and Wellness, and will invite viewers to join with ASALH in acknowledging the legacy of Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine, and other ways of knowing throughout the African Diaspora.
You don't want to miss this fascinating lecture about the Dismal Swamp and African American Freedom Seekers! Join AARP Virginia and attendees from across the U.S. for a FREE virtual event on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. ET | 6:00 p.m. CT | 5:00 p.m. MT | 4:00 p.m. PT - AARP membership […]
The presenter will examine the Effects of 1918 Plague vs the Plague in 2020 on African Americans in Weeksville, Brooklyn and Staten Island, NY. This event will be held online via Zoom Zoom link
The Manhattan Branch will host a panel discussion on health care disparities in urban African American communities. The panel will explore ways in which race has shaped African American health throughout American history and how it paralleled, reinforced or contradicted the ways in which racialized conceptions of Blacks have shaped healthcare opportunities and/other discourses.