Event: June 2 - June 3 (2023) | This two-day conference brings together a diverse group of leading scholars of the slave trade in the British and Spanish Empires in an effort to provoke further conversation, collaboration, and innovation in the field. Participants include Kevin Dawson, Ana Lucia Araujo, Sharla Fett,
Event: February 21, 2023 |The International African American Museum hosts “Other” Spaces of Black Spirituality: African Americans and African Religions. From the International African American Museum / "In this first conversation in our newest quarterly activation, Funlayo E. Wood, PhD will present 'Other' Spaces of Black Spirituality: African
Event: March 24-25, 2023 |The Harvard Business School Africa Business Conference is the largest student-run African conference in the world today. Held annually over the past 24 years, the conference hosts leaders and experts on Africa to discuss the state of and opportunities across the continent. From Africa Accelerated / "
Event: February 10, 2023 | From The National Museum of African American History and Culture / "On Friday February 10, 2023, the National Museum of African American History and Culture and NASA invite middle and high school students to join us virtually for an educational experience where we examine and build
Event: February 9-10, 2023 | The Center for Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University will host “A Taste of Black Freedom,” a symposium which will explore the history, politics, and knowledges of black foodways in Baltimore, with local chefs, activists, restauranteurs, and scholars. | LEARN MORE.
Event: February 2, 2023 | The William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice and the Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School will discuss. | From the Harvard Kennedy School / Join the William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice and the Institute of Politics for a discussion on the legacy of
Playing at the upcoming Pan-African Film Festival and Santa Barbara Film Festival, Wade in the Water: A Journey into Black Surfing and Aquatic Culture reclaims the 1,000-year-old tradition of Black surfing. | From the Wade in the Water Project / Created by David Mesfin, an award-winning creative director and multidisciplinary designer,
Event: February 22, 2023 | The afrolatin@ forum centers Blackness within Latinidad and focuses on Latin@s of African descent in the United States to provide a bridge that expands our understanding of the African Diaspora. We support the struggle for racial and social justice through dialogue and action by engaging
Event: January 27, 2023 | From Harvard Book Store / Harvard Book Store welcomes KRISTIN HASS—Professor in the Department of American Culture at the University of Michigan and Associate Director of Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life—for a discussion of her new book Blunt Instruments: Recognizing Racist Cultural
Event: February 18-19, 2023 | From the Pulitzer Center / Taking place on February 18 and 19, the second 1619 Education Conference will offer participants the opportunity to learn from The 1619 Project Education Network members about the units they created and implemented as part of the program, the strategies and resources
Hybrid Event: January 25, 2023 | From the University of Pennsylvania / Penn's Center for Africana Studies presents its MLK Jr. Lecture in Social Justice featuring Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. Hannah-Jones has spent her
Participate in this online special event from Black Perspectives, starting January 9, 2023. | From Black Perspectives / "Black Perspectives, the award-winning blog of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), is hosting a roundtable on Holly A. Pinheiro Jr.’s The Families’ Civil War: Black Soldiers and the Fight for
Event: February 11, 2023 | From the Museum of the African Diaspora / "After his inaugural seven-year tenure as MoAD’s Chef-in-Residence, James Beard award winning chef and author Bryant Terry is passing the torch to his longtime colleague and collaborator Jocelyn Jackson. They worked on the first Diaspora Dinner together
We join the Black Alumni Council at Georgetown in celebrating the work and achievements of author and scholar, Marcia Chatelain. From Professor Marcia Chatelain / "I am currently a Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Previously, I was a Reach for Excellence
Virtual Event: December 15, 2022 | From the Mark Twain House and Museum / In The Third Reconstruction, Peniel E. Joseph offers a new interpretation of our recent history. He draws connections and insights across centuries from America’s first and second Reconstructions, the movements that arose after the Civil War and
From Harvard Law School / Professor Martha S. Jones delivered the inaugural Belinda Sutton Distinguished Lecture at Harvard Law School, titled “What’s So Hard About Hard Histories?” Jones is the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor, Professor of History, Professor at the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University. | WATCH.
Join the movement to preserve, enhance, and elevate historic Black neighborhoods and commercial districts by strengthening connections between the people who serve them. | Historic African American Neighborhood and District Summit 2022Join us for the second annual HAANDS Summit in the Sweet Auburn Historic District, in Atlanta, Georgia.EventbriteWe Shall Overcome:
Virtual Event: December 1, 2022 | From Black Freedom Studies / Featuring the discussants Drs. Kabria Baumgartner, Christopher Bonastia, Michael Hines, and Brian Jones, this Conversation will be moderated by the co-organizers of the Conversations in Black Freedom Studies series, Robyn Spencer and Jeanne Theoharis. - REGISTER HERE Conversations in Black Freedom
Event: November 21-27, 2022 | Founded by Metasebia Yoseph From DWAA / Since launching in December of 2015, Design Week Addis Ababa (DWAA) has become the most anticipated design event in East Africa. This community based platform coordinates local and international designers, artists, artisans, workshops, galleries, showrooms, cultural institutions, hotels, companies, and