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
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) joins with the world in mourning the physical absence from our presence of Reverend Cordy Tindell Vivian and Congressman John Robert Lewis.
Dear ASALH Members and Friends, When the sad news came that John Lewis had succumbed to pancreatic cancer, I found the words, “John Lewis is dead,” hard to say and
Dear friends of the Driskell Center, We are sorry to inform you of the passing of Professor David C. Driskell on April 1st, 2020 at the age of 89. During
ASALH mourns the passing of Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, an outspoken civil rights icon. Dr. Lowery was a supporter of ASALH and served on the honorary committee for the Atlanta
The mathematician’s experience showed how valuable diversity can be for inspiring scientific progress
Mrs. Florence Racliffe was 103 years old and was the oldest active member of ASALH. She was a dedicated and committed keeper of the legacy of Dr. Carter G. Woodson.
ASALH mourns the passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings. We have lost one of our heroes. History books will tell of his leadership, his courage, and his tireless commitment to the
ASALH express our deepe condolences to the Clyburn Family for the passing of Emily England Clyburn
Nationally known educator and historian Dr. Edward Beasley Jr., was born June 3, 1932 in Omaha, Nebraska to Edward Sr., and Vesta Sanders Beasley. He accepted Christ at an early