Professors Jarvis Givens and Cornel West will discuss the life of Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) as a student, teacher, and education leader.
The 2022 ASALH Book Prize for the best new book in African American history is open for Submissions!
ASALH awards an annual prize to recognize an outstanding book in the field of African American history and culture. Books must engage archives to be eligible for consideration, however, the
The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) is hailing the vote by the House Judiciary Committee to Report HR-40 to the full House for passage a milestone in the history
Woodson receives posthumously The American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division B Lifetime Achievement Award
Division B Lifetime Achievement Award is given annually to "a distinguished scholar with widely recognized and continuous records of accomplishment and who has made substantive contributions to the field of curriculum studies or whose work has...
The 2021 ASALH Academic Program Committee invites proposals for individual papers, entire sessions, presentations, performances, films, round-tables, workshops, conversations, or alternative formats dealing with the 2021 theme, “The Black Family”.
Lincoln Home National Historic Site and the State Historic Sites at Springfield are pleased to announce the launch of the “Illinois Freedom Project” youth history initiative on Monday, February 11,
Sonia Sanchez will be featured in the next installment of the Trailblazing American Women Writers Project Series from PBS Books.
Close adviser to former President of the United States Bill Clinton, business executive, lawyer and civil rights activist Vernon Jordan passed away last week at the age of 85. ASALH
Join us on February 28 for ASALH and PBS Books presents “A Special Conversation between Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Nubia Kai & Sundiata Cha-Jua”
ASALH and PBS Books partner in presenting the final program of the 2021 Black History Month Festival , featuring renown author Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, author of The Perfect Nine: The Epic of Gĩkũyũ and...