The 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) will take place at The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia U.S.A.
(RESCHEDULED) Wisdom Wednesday – Scattered Africa: Faces and Voices of the African Diaspora — A Documentary
Wisdom Wednesday Scattered Africa: Faces and Voices of the African Diaspora — A Documentary *Due to predicted inclement weather, the Wisdom Wednesday event scheduled for February 20th has been RESCHEDULED
ASALH members accepting the proclamation at City Hall for the Kick off of Black History Month in the city of Pittsburgh, PA.
What the ‘Father of Black History’ Would Have Actually Wanted Americans to Do for Black History Month
This article first appeared in Time Magazine on January 31, 2019. The official theme of Black History Month 2019, “Black Migrations,” is a fitting one: not only is migration
Each Saturday during Black History Month, from 8:0 am to 12:00 noon, one of the oldest Black Churches in Western Pennsylvania, St. Matthews AME Zion Church, located at 345 Thorn
Alexis Clipper, Secretary of the Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch, ASALH chosen for the Executive Leadership Academy
Alexis Clipper has been selected to participate in the inaugural cohort of the Executive Leadership Academy, a program offered by The Advanced Leadership Academy and Carnegie Mellon University. The purpose
It is with sadness that we acknowledge the news that Dr. Anne Firor Scott has passed away. A pioneer in establishing the field of women’s history, Dr. Scott’s work and
This article first appeared in The Dallas Morning News, February 2, 2019 W. Marvin Dulaney, Contributor For over a century, monuments dedicated to Confederate icons and the Confederacy have spread
Finding your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. delves deep into the roots of actor S. Epatha Merkerson
This episode of Finding Your Roots, which airs on PBS on Tuesday nights, was particularly interesting. Researchers traced the ancestry of S. Epatha Merkerson to Prince George’s County. Her ancestor,
Learn About African Americans’ Rich Heritage: Visit a Historic Site During Black History Month By Robert G. Stanton, Expert Member, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and former National Park Service