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”

Happy Mothers Day

From the Desk of the President Dear Members and Friends, On behalf of the officers of the Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch, Association for the Study of African American Life and History, I wish all mothers a spirit filled Happy Mothers Day.  Strong mothers, women and girls had to use all of their ingenuity. strength,Continue reading “Happy Mothers Day”

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”

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”

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”

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”