A Father’s Day Letter from ASALH

As we close out this week, which commemorates the 5th anniversary of the Charleston massacre, we recognize how far we still have to go in the fight for equity and reform in America. ...

Why Juneteenth Matters

Freedom delayed was just as sweet to the formerly enslaved men, women, and children in Texas who received two pieces of good news on June 19, 1865: first, that the Civil War was over and second,...

A Message from the President of ASALH

Death comes too swiftly, too easily to African American communities. COVID-19 has proved this, as it ravages our people and continues to destroy life in many ways: killing our loved ones outright; terminating jobs,...

Carter G. Woodson Birthday Commemoration

Join the National Park Service and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc. (ASALH) as we celebrate the 144th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the...

In Memory of Congressman John Conyers

In Memory of Congressman John Conyers: A Persistent Warrior By Dr. Elsie L. Scott, Director, Ronald W. Walters Leadership & Public Policy Center, Howard University Rep. John Conyers, one of