Website Commemorates 400 Years of Perseverance

For African Americans, this New Year marks 400 years of perseverance. Records reveal, in 1619, at least twenty Africans arrived in the fledgling English colony of Virginia. This English colony had been founded only...

ASALH’s Position on Confederate Monuments

Dear ASALH Members and Friends: The Association for the Study of African American Life and History rejects the appropriateness of memorializing persons whose support of slavery led them to disavow their loyalty to the...