21st Century Black Resistance: Antiracism Activation Through Conversation

11 AM – 1 PM ET January 21, 2023 ANITA D RUSSELL, MEd Personal Transformation Expert, International Bestselling Author, Professional Speaker, and Founder/CEO The Place to SOAR. VP Media Relations for the Dr. Edna B.McKenzie Branch of ASALH A Virtual Event Presented by Anita D Russell “Antiracism activation is a verb. It is sustainable grassrootsContinue reading “21st Century Black Resistance: Antiracism Activation Through Conversation”

Celebrate Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s 147th Birthday

Upcoming Branch Event – December 17, 2022 at 11:00 AM ET Sponsored by The Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History & The Pittsburgh Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society  “How Well Do You Know Dr. Carter G. Woodson?” A Celebration of Carter G. Woodson’s 147thContinue reading “Celebrate Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s 147th Birthday”

ASALH 107th Annual Meeting & Conference Recap

Black Health and Wellness Embedded in the History of Montgomery Alabama DescriptionThe personal recap of the 3-day ASALH Meeting & Conference 2022 hosted in historic Montgomery Alabama is presented through the lens of two branch members: Eli M. Kirshner and Anita Russell. Eli M. Kirshner, Branch MemberEli operates the genealogical and historical research business, ExploreStory, which specializesContinue reading “ASALH 107th Annual Meeting & Conference Recap”

The Intersection of Racism, Religion and Mental Health in Clinical Care

SATURDAY AUGUST 13, 2022 | 11:00AM – 1:30 PM ET (BRIEF BUSINESS MEETING FROM 11-11:30 AM ET) Program Objectives How racialized trauma affects African American patients’ health (including mental health) and interactions with healthcare providers How religious and spiritual beliefs affect African American patients’ seeking/not-seeking mental healthcare How religious/faith institutions have themselves perpetrated and perpetuatedContinue reading “The Intersection of Racism, Religion and Mental Health in Clinical Care”

Lessons from Harriet Tubman: A Historical Perspective

The Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of the Association for the Study of AfricanAmerican Life and History and The Harriet Tubman Guild, Inc. Presents A Bicentennial Celebration, 1822-2022Lessons from Harriet Tubman: A Historical Perspective Saturday, May 14, 2022Zoom Virtual Meeting11 AM – 1 PM ET Join Reverend Dr. Judith C. Moore, Founder of Sisters SavingContinue reading “Lessons from Harriet Tubman: A Historical Perspective”

Drum & Pot: Health, Wellness, & Food in Traditional African Society

ASALH 2022 Theme: Black Health & Wellness Keynote Speaker: C. R. GibbsAuthor | Scholar | Speaker Saturday, April 9, 202211:00 AM – 1:00 PMVirtual Meeting via ZOOM Lecture Description: This presentation is a sweeping exploration of the ways that African people began to take care of themselves, develop wellness philosophies and products and respond to theContinue reading “Drum & Pot: Health, Wellness, & Food in Traditional African Society”

TheFuture of Farming: Women in the Forefront

EVENT: WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH 2022 MARCH 19 | 11 AM – 1 PM ET Program Description Join us for our Women’s History Month 2022 Celebration of women in farming. Meet two urban farmers: Georgia’s youngest certified farmer, 6-year-old Kendall Rae Johnson with her mother Ursula Johnson; and Rochester, New York’s Pamela Reese Smith, urban farmerContinue reading “TheFuture of Farming: Women in the Forefront”

Brothers Speak: Reflections on Black Women

EVENT: WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH 2022MARCH 12 | 11 AM – 1 PM ET Program Description The topics of the discussion are the importance of family support and mentorship in public office; the effects of religion on public service and community discussion; the impact of social policies on family structure and education; and mental health-counseling resources.Continue reading “Brothers Speak: Reflections on Black Women”

First Annual Dr. Charles R. Drew Knowledge Bowl

SCHOLARSHIP | HISTORY | EXCELLENCE | ACHIEVEMENTBlack History Event Hosted by the Dr. Edna B. Mckenzie Branch of ASALHRegistration Required FEBRUARY 12 VIRTUAL EVENT | 11AM-1PM ET . . . So much of our energy is spent in overcoming the constricting environment in which we live that little energy is left for creating new ideasContinue reading “First Annual Dr. Charles R. Drew Knowledge Bowl”