Thirteenth Amendment Exception Clause

From the Desk of Ronald B Saunders, President of the Dr Edna B McKenzie Branch of ASALH “Slavery didn’t end in 1865.  It just evolved.” Bryan Stephenson, widely acclaimed public interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to helping the poor, the incarcerated, and the condemned. The Thirteenth Amendment Exception Clause to the United States ConstitutionContinue reading “Thirteenth Amendment Exception Clause”

ASALH 2022  Outstanding Branch Programming Award

The Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of Pittsburgh PA has been selected to receive the ASALH 2022 Outstanding Branch Programming Award  How befitting that our Branch would receive this award in its tenth anniversary year! I am quite confident that Dr. Edna B. McKenzie is very much pleased with our work and is smiling down atContinue reading “ASALH 2022  Outstanding Branch Programming Award”

University of Pittsburgh Africana Studies Awards Ceremony

April 2, 2022 April 2, 2022 University of Pittsburgh Department of Africana Studies On April 2nd, the Department of Africana Studies hosted Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, Keynote Speaker, followed by an awards ceremony, honoring important individuals and associates of the department.  Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of  African & African-AmericanContinue reading “University of Pittsburgh Africana Studies Awards Ceremony”

April 2022 Call for Papers

ASALH 2022 Annual Meeting & Virtual Conference: September 29 – October 1 The theme for 2022 focuses on the importance of Black Health and Wellness. This theme acknowledges the various ways health and wellness can be described, including, but not limited, to medical health, mental health, nutrition, body positivity, financial wellness, creative arts, and physicalContinue reading “April 2022 Call for Papers”

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”

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”