Keeping His Torch Forever Burning: ASALH Presidents 1916-1951

Edna B. McKenzie ASALH Branch: 2021 Founders Day Program September 11 | 1 PM ET | Zoom Ida E. Jones, PhDUniversity Archivist at Morgan State University Dr. Ida E. Jones is a native New Englander. She graduated with a B.A. in News Editorial Journalism, M.A. in Public History, and a PhD in American History from HowardContinue reading “Keeping His Torch Forever Burning: ASALH Presidents 1916-1951”

Unfinished Business: From The Great Migration to Black Lives Matter

August 14 | 11 AM – 1 PM ET | Zoom VIRTUAL EVENT FEATURINGStephanie Clintonia Boddie, PhD, MSW, Baylor University A scholar, oral historian, film-maker, and a classically-trained soprano, who blends traditional research and oral histories with film, music and conversation to create a new body of work: Unfinished Business: From the Great Migration toContinue reading “Unfinished Business: From The Great Migration to Black Lives Matter”

ASALH: 106th Annual Meeting & Virtual Conference

106TH ANNUAL MEETING AND VIRTUAL CONFERENCECo-hosted by the ASALH Florida BranchesSeptemer 2021 In these extraordinary times, The Association for the Study of African American Life and History recognizes that we need each other now more than ever. With the limitations of the worldwide pandemic in mind, we have decided to move our 106th Conference toContinue reading “ASALH: 106th Annual Meeting & Virtual Conference”

The Black Family: United by History, Restored by Storytelling

FREE COMMUNITY EVENT — OPEN TO PUBLIC ON ASALH TV The Black Family: United by History, Restored by Storytelling includes workshops, Q&A sessions, panel discussions, and a certificate program Join us for our project launch on June 26th with insightful presentations by Tracey Artis from Black Family Reunion and Therese Nelson of Black Culinary History. Through this launchContinue reading “The Black Family: United by History, Restored by Storytelling”

Apartheid Cities: From Johannesburg South Africa to Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Professor Jerry Dickinson Associate Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh Professor Dickinson’s keynote talk, entitled “Pittsburgh is America’s Apartheid City,” calls for a moral reckoning. He challenges us to reorient the lens for which we gaze at the city; that the city is not the nation’s most livable city. It is America’s apartheid city.Continue reading “Apartheid Cities: From Johannesburg South Africa to Pittsburgh Pennsylvania”

Malcolm X Weekend Book Festival

MAY 22 | 11 AM – 1 PM ET The Pittsburgh Branch of ASALH is coming together fora dynamic Book Festival. Featuring storytelling and a power-packed Author Roundtable.Reflecting on the ASALH 2021 Theme: The Black Family—Representation, Identity, and Diversity BOOK FESTIVAL& Author Roundtable Hosted by the Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Pittsburgh Branch of ASALHMAY 2211 AMContinue reading “Malcolm X Weekend Book Festival”

Women’s History Month 2021

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH BRANCH EVENTMARCH 13 | 11:30 AM – 1 PM ET Lecture by Dr. Danielle Phillips-Cunningham “From Labor Strikes to Clubwomen’s Institutions: The Rich Tradition of Southern Black Women’s Labor Organizing“ View Event on ASALH National In her lecture Dr. Danielle Phillips-Cunningham will discuss African American clubwomen such as Dora Lee Jones, firstContinue reading “Women’s History Month 2021”