Celebrating Future Vision: Women of Vision

Women of Vision Exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Art Hall of Sculpture Milli Mickle, member of the Dr. Edna B Mckenzie ASALH branch, is exhibiting a painting in the Women of Visions exhibit called the “Future Visions” at the Carnegie Museum. The exhibit runs from May 28 to June 12. The Carnegie Museum is locatedContinue reading “Celebrating Future Vision: Women of Vision”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”