This the mission and vision of ASALH
is to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community; and to be the premier Black Heritage learned society with a strong network of national and international branches and partners whose diverse and inclusive membership will continue the Woodson legacy.
As president of ASALH
Detroit, my role is to lead our chapter in planning and presenting programs that promote Black history and culture.
Woodson Lifetime Achievement Award from ASALH
, the society Woodson--called "the father of black history"--established in 1915.
Unlike other scholarly association meetings, ASALH
has long brought together academicians with lay individuals committed to studying Black history.
, NCBS, Southern Conference of African American Studies (SCAAS), and National Black Graduate Student Association (NBGSA) conferences are essential meeting places as well.
95 (includes s&h), contact ASALH
, 1407 14th St.
has been on the front lines of helping to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about African-American life, history and culture to the global community.
On view here through March 5: an SARTQ exhibition; Young Guns; ASALH
Black Muse 2016; and Visually Speaking, a juried show.
The nation's oldest largest organization Black historians, ASALH
was founded by the late Carter G.
Alexander eventually became a life member in Woodson's Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASALH
) and he founded Philadelphia's local chapter of the ASALH
Woodson began this celebration more than 90 years ago," said Sylvia Cyrus-Albritton, executive director of ASALH
28 to run through March 5: an SARTQ exhibit; Young Guns; ASALH
Black Muse 2016; and the juried show Visually Speaking.