Statement by President Joe Biden On Black History Month


This February, during Black History Month, I call on the American people to honor the history and achievements of Black Americans and to reflect on the centuries of struggle that have brought us to this time of reckoning, redemption, and hope.   We have never fully lived up to the founding principles of this nation […]

2021 Black History Month Virtual Festival in France

Online via Zoom

Join us for the 2021 Black History Month Virtual Festival in France on February 4, 2021 from 2pm to 7pm. The festival will be celebrating the Association for the Study of African American Life and History 95th Annual Black History Theme, The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity We'll also be honoring the legacy of […]

National Archives Virtual Panel Discussion: The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity


The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity  The Black family has been a topic of study across disciplines—history, literature, the visual arts, film,  sociology, anthropology, and social policy. It has been described as a rich tapestry for exploring African  Americans past and present and its complexity as the foundation of African American life and history. […]

“Surviving the Tulsa Race Massacre: Voices of Resistance Then and Now”


Join ASALH as we reflect on the 100th Anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, Monday, June 1, 8 pm EST/ 7 pm CST on ASALH TV YouTube. Hear the voices of Tulsa survivors Dr. Olivia Hooker and Dr. John Hope Franklin. Hear Dr. John W. Franklin, who will read from, My Life and An Era, the autobiography […]

In Retrospect and Prospect S2, Ep3: #DigBlk: Black History in the Digital Sphere

Online via ASALH TV

Shirley Moody-Turner, and Gabrielle Foreman of the Center for Black Digital Research at Penn State University, and Kristin Moriah of Queens College join us to discuss coalition building and operating ethically in the digital humanities and the resources available through the Center for Black Digital Research at Penn State University. to ASALH TV on YouTube […]

ASALH Executive Council Meeting

Online via Zoom

  Annual Executive Council Meeting Thursday, September 16, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. EST Registration is required 24 hours prior to the meeting for all voting members This meeting will be held online via Zoom. All members of ASALH are encouraged to attend. Zoom details will be emailed to all members in September.


National Meeting of Branch Presidents and Vice Presidents


This meeting will be for branch presidents and vice presidents as well as potential presidents and vice presidents and any other branch members interested in learning about the responsibilities of branch leadership. All branch members are welcome. The password for the Branch Members Private Page will be emailed to all current branch members prior to […]