The Association for the Study of African American Life and History marks this historic day of November 7, 2020 in the life of our nation—this day announcing the President-elect Joseph Biden and his Vice-President...
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...
A Conversation with Marc Morial On Covid-19/Census Day & Next Steps For Urban Communities hosted by Dr. Kaye Wise Whitehead.
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) recently celebrated its Annual Black History theme of “African Americans and the Vote” at the 94th Annual