ASALH-ATHENS BRANCH, AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE VOTE VIRTUAL TEACH-IN

We will begin with a PowerPoint presentation on African American Women and the Vote, followed by a non-partisan discussion by attorney and social justice advocate Deborah Gonzalez about the opportunities and challenges for Black Athenians this election year, and about why Black voter participation is crucial this fall and always.

Athens, Georgia, Branch, Founders Day Program

We are sending the Zoom recording of our Founders Day program on African Americans and the Vote in the hope that others will view and enjoy it. Here is the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/ngTBvWntSVIMgwZtdUDQ_Tpp6uAaPfglKuumwHSfU2b0SNm80ctwZf1SMz-jEHhwTl_N4TP5bM7PyUe2.-QkEGVtsqMqMaSvi?continueMode=true   ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. FOR ADDITIONAL NEWS AND INSTRUCTIONS, FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK.  

Athens, Georgia, Branch, Carter G. Woodson’s Birthday

Join us for our Carter G. Woodson Founder’s Month event: a virtual screening of the film Signing Black in America (Dir. Danica Cullinan and Neal Hutcheson, Films Media Group, 2020). This is the first-ever documentary about the innovative variety of sign language that was developed by members of the historically segregated African American Deaf Community. An online panel discussion […]

Athens, Georgia, Branch, Black History Month event, “Lillian Smith: Anti-Racist Ally.”

Join us for our annual Black History Month event, “Lillian Smith:  Anti-Racist Ally.”  Smith was an author and social critic whose writings  challenged white southerners to end segregation and actively fought to   dismantle Jim Crow with Dr. King and other Black activists. The documentary Breaking the Silence - Lillian Smith (2020, Dir. Hal and Henry Jacobs) […]

Lillian Smith: Anti-racist Ally, Athens, GA Branch

  Join us for one of our major Black History Month events, “Lillian Smith: Anti-Racist Ally.” Smith was an author and social critic whose writings challenged white southerners to end segregation and actively fought to dismantle Jim Crow with Dr. King and other Black activists. The documentary Breaking the Silence – Lillian Smith (2020, Dir. […]