ASALH Call For Papers Deadline: May 11, 2022

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

Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

MOBILIZATION TOUR IN MEMPHIS | MAY 23, 20220 In Memphis, grassroots organizers are building a Movement to overcome systemic racism, systemic poverty, ecological devastation+denial of healthcare, the war economy, and

ICOM NMAAHC Workshop Registration

    ICOM-NMAAHC International Collaboration Workshop   Applications are now open for an upcoming workshop, co-developed by the International Council of Museums and the Office of Strategic Partnerships (OSP) at

Free Event: What to the Slave is the 4th of July?

What to the Slave is the 4th of July? Frederick Douglass National Historic Site  FEE: Free.  LOCATION: All events will be held at Anacostia Park next to the Skating Pavilion.

Annual Bethune Birthday Celebration

Celebrating Mrs. Bethune Who doesn’t love a good birthday celebration? Each year, the National Park Service staff at the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS honors Mary McLeod Bethune with events on

Deadline: NCPH – Call for Proposals

CALLS FOR PROPOSALS TO BE DETERMINED. The abbreviation TBD—meaning “to be determined”—is a device that holds space for unknown futures. It indicates that the process of knowing and planning is still


EXHIBITING THROUGH JULY 31, 2022 INCLUDED WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION Organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the exhibition

Echoes of the Enslaved 2022

Friday September 16, 6-10pm: “Conversation”  Descendants panel discussion, 6pm  Listen to a fascinating conversation about family, genealogy, and lineage, featuring Jerome Plummer-Fowler (descendant of Adam Francis Plummer, once enslaved at Riversdale), Tina Wyatt (descendant of Harriett Tubman), and Dr.

National Civil Rights Museum: Freedom Award Ceremony

The 31st Freedom Award will be presented on October 20, 2022 at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN. The honorees are Taylor Branch, Isabel Wilkerson, Frederick W. Smith. The Pre-Show

African American Civil Rights (AACR) Grant Program

The goal of the African American Civil Rights grant program is to preserve and protect sites associated with the struggle for equality from the transatlantic slave trade forward. AACR Grants fund a broad range