Dr. Edna McKenzie Branch – The Date ASALH Branch And ASALH National June 20th Zoom Program

The Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch cordially invites all ASALH Branches and friends to an exciting engaging Zoom Program on June 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM titled: "A Snapshot of the Contributions of African American Women to Suffrage & Voting". The distinguished scholar, Professor Gloria J. Browne-Marshall of the Manhattan Branch of ASALH will be […]

The Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of ASALH, Annual Carter G. Woodson Birthday Celebration

The Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of ASALH invites you to join a very special celebration, presented jointly with the Pittsburgh Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. The Association for the Study of African American Life and History & The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society invite you to attend the Annual Carter G. Woodson Birthday Celebration!  This […]

Dr. Edna B. McKenzie, Along the James, Rappahannock and In Between: Exploring Virginia African American Genealogy Resources

Alonna Carter, historian for the Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch will give a presentation on her meticulous genealogical research on Black families involved in the Second Middle Passage, the interregional slave trade in America. The Second Middle Passage saw Virginia born African Americans being sold further south to Louisiana, Georgia, South Carolina, Mississippi and Alabama […]

Dr. Edna B. McKenzie, From Labor Strikes to Clubwomen’s Institutions: The Rich Tradition of Southern Black Women’s Labor Organizing

Dr. Danielle Phillips-Cunningham 's presentation will deal with African American clubwomen such as Dora Lee Jones, first president of the First Domestic Workers' Union, Anna Julia Cooper, Nina Thompson and Victoria Earle Matthews who all labored at producing a discourse that remains critical for women achieving labor rights today. Q&A will follow.