The Reading Room series on social justice is a collaborative effort presented by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History and The Howard University Social Justice Consortium.
Winner to be announced during The Black History Month Festival
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Key Session: “Key Session: African-American Families in Florida through Public History” Presented on September 25
This session will feature Jada Wright-Greene of Florida's Historic African American Homes, Brandon Knightingale of Bethune-Cookman University, Charlene Farrington of South Florida Branch, and Rodney Hurst, Jr. of ASALH Florida James Weldon Johnson Branch....
Plenary Session: “Black People, Health and Wellness: A Historical Perspective” Presented on September 21
This session will feature Stephanie Y. Evans of Georgia State University, Vanessa Northington Gamble of George Washington University, Dr. Thaddeus Bell, M.D. of Closing the Gap in Healthcare, Inc., David Williams of Harvard University.
“Illuminating the Black Family in History: A Retrospective on Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” Presented on September 25
A Retrospective on Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Recipient of ASALH’s Inaugural Luminary Award.
On June 19, 1865 — nearly nine decades after our Nation’s founding, and more than 2 years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation — enslaved Americans in Galveston, Texas, finally received word that they...
ASALH Thanks Our 106th Annual Meeting And Virtual Conference Sponsors and Supporters
Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, Secretary Deb Haaland Announce New Listings in Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program
The new listings join nearly 700 other sites, programs, and facilities in the network that honor, preserve, and promote the history of resistance to enslavement through escape and flight
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