Two Ways to Join ASALH

1. Join online via ASALH Online button below to login and use your credit card.

2. Download and mail in the appropriate form: (PDFs) 2019 Mail-in Membership Form  or 2019 Branch Membership Form.

Member Benefits

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General $80 A through G
Senior (65 years and over) $55 A through G
Student $45 A through G
Dual $100 A through G
International (General) $100 A through G
Interim Life $300 A through G
Life $1500 A through H
Associate $65 F and G
Corporate $1500 A through I
Institutional $250 A through I

A) A free digital subscription to all publications (Journal of African America History, Black History Bulletin, Fire!!!: The Multimedia Journal of Black Studies) Print annual subscriptions are available to members for an additional $20 for the JAAH and $20 for the BHB.

B) Discounts on Conference Registration Fees.

C) One vote at each year’s Executive Council election.

D) Ability to post books to the ASALH Bookshelf.

E) Post your news, events, and job to the ASALH Community Board for free.

F) Ability to present at the Annual Conference.

G) Ability to participate in the Author’s Book Signing Event at the Annual Conference.

H) A print as well as a digital subscription to the Journal of African American History.

I) Corporate and Institutional Members also receive the Black History Month “Kit” (Posters and other materials), two subscriptions to the Black History Bulletin, the print and digital version of the JAAH, and all the same benefits that individual members receive.

If you have further questions, contact Byron Dunn, email:,  phone: (202) 238-5912.

Dues Membership year is January 1 – December 31
Dues paid after the Annual Conference will be applied to the next calendar year.

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