A Conference on Enslaved Blacks, Native Peoples and Allied Others in the Frenzy of American Expansionism.
View the Feb. 1 Announcement of the Black History theme and Introduction of ASALH’s Virtual Black History Month Festival
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, ASALH National President and Music from the HBCU Experience
The U.S. Postal Service will honor August Wilson with a commemorative Forever stamp in the Black Heritage series.
Assembly Passes Legislation Recognizing Abolition Commemoration Day and Juneteenth in New York State
Speaker Carl Heastie, Assemblymember J. Gary Pretlow and Assemblymember Alicia Hyndman today announced that the Assembly passed legislation to recognize Juneteenth and Abolition Commemoration Day in New York State. “African
Dr. Beverly Washington Jones passed away today, July 19, 2020. After earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at NC Central University, she made history by becoming the first Black woman
National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Presents a Community Reading of “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” by Frederick Douglass
See a special message from Robert Stanton, former director, National Park Service.
If Frederick Douglass could see the controversy over the Emancipation Memorial in Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C. today, he would offer the following “reality check”—don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the...
What you need to be ready for your Black History Programs all year long!
This message provides an update on the steps ASALH has taken regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Our primary goal is to ensure your safety and well-being. By now, you know social distancing is an important...