In keeping with the ASALH theme For 2020—“African Americans and the Vote”, Tim Stevens, founder and director of B-PEP—Black Political Empowerment Project—will present about The history and present voting practices. Place TBD.
FEATURING Martha Richard Conley FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN GRADUATE OF PITT LAW FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN LAWYER LICENSED IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY TRAILBLAZER…PIONEER… EXCELLENCE 2:30PM – 4:30PM CARNEGIE LIBRARY OF PITTSBURGH DOWNTOWN & BUSINESS 612 SMITHFIELD STREET PITTSBURGH, PA 15222 RSVP MCKENZIE.ASALHPGH@GMAIL.COM
UNDERSTANDING THE HORRORS, HISTORY, AND IMPLICATIONS OF CONGO’S COLONIAL PAST KING LEOPOLD II ATROCITIES IN THE CONGO FREE STAT PRESENTATION: DR. YOLANDA COVINGTON-WARD, PHD UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF AFRICANA STUDIES SECONDARY APPOINTMENT, DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY PRESIDENT, ASSOCIATION FOR AFRICANIST ANTHROPOLOGY (AFAA) Sponsored by: EDNA B. MCKENZIE BRANCH of ASALH ──── 11:00am – 1:30pm CCAC ALLEGHENY CAMPUS 102 …
Joint Program with AAHGS (Afro- American Historical and Genealogical Society) to Celebrate Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s Birthday. Another fun Black History Quiz, poetry, etc., join us at the Homewood Library, room 2, second floor, 1 – 3 pm. With refreshments, cake and ice cream.
Honors for Charlie Wiggins and Joseph Wilbon, Entertainment and tributes from all the services. Plus highlights of the 2019 ASALH National Conference. At Veterans Place of Washington Blvd., Address 945 Washington Blvd., Pittsburgh 15206, 11 am – 1 pm, refreshments served