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,...

Arline Custer Memorial Award

Arline Custer Memorial Award DEADLINE: July 31, 2020 The Arline Custer Memorial Award is presented by the MARAC Arline Custer Memorial Award Committee. This award honors the memory of Arline