David Harris, president of a newly formed group to preserve African American history in the Tri-State, stands outside the Memphis Tennessee Garrison house in Huntington. An effort has begun to
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
“Why We Can’t Wait:” Responding to Racial Protests – Then and NOW “Why We Can’t Wait” is the title of a 1964 book by Martin Luther King Jr. Describing the
Back in 2019, while speaking at a local educational event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I met a woman by the name of Cynthia Devine-Kepner. It was one of those extraordinary encounters
A Second $500,000 Grant Received for Fountain Hall The National Park Service (NPS) today announced $14 million in African American Civil Rights Historic Preservation Fund grants to fund 51 projects
A modern home for the black history museum would be great. First it needs strong private financial support.
To All Current, Former, and Prospective Members of the Association for the Study of African American Life & History (ASALH): We write to announce our work to re-charter the Charles
The Hampton Roads Branch held a wonderful birthday celebration for children to commemorate Dr. Woodson's birthday.
Our hats are off to Roslyn Dean, Makiba Foster, and Kelvin Watson for their vision to produce this inspiring event. The keynote speaker, Dr. Daryl Scott, Past President of the Association for the Study...
The special Manhattan Branch meeting with Farah Jasmine Griffin was a huge success. December 7, 2019 at 1 pm on 503 West 145th St, New York, NY (Hamilton Grange Branch