Association for the Study of African American Life and History

Established: 1915. Affiliate since December 1991. Membership: 2,500. Annual dues: $80 general; $55 seniors; $45 student; $1,500 life; $250 institutional; $1,500 corporate.

Statement of Purpose: The mission of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc. (ASALH) is to promote, research, preserve, interpret, and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community. The vision of the association is to be the premier Black Heritage and learned society with a diverse and inclusive membership supported by a strong network of national and international branches to continue the Woodson legacy.

Annual Meeting: Late September or Early October

Publications: Journal of African American History; Black History Bulletin; Fire!!!; occasional books; annual Black History theme resource materials

Website: http://www.asalh.org/

Address
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Howard Center
2225 Georgia Ave. NW, Ste. 331
Washington, DC 20059
Phone: 202.238.5910

Primary Contact: Sylvia Cyrus, scyrus@asalh.org

Officers

President
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
Harvard Univ.
E-mail: ebhiggin@fas.harvard.edu

Vice President for Membership
Greer Stanford-Randle
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
E-mail: veepmem.asalh2016@gmail.com

Executive Director
Sylvia Y. Cyrus
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
E-mail: scyrus@asalh.org

Secretary
Karsonya Wise Whitehead
Loyola Univ., Md.
E-mail: kewhitehead@loyola.edu

Treasurer
Gilbert Smith
Gateway Communications Services

Editor, Journal of African American History
V. P. Franklin
Univ. of California, Riverside
E-mail: vpf1019@aol.com

Editor, Black History Bulletin
La Vonne I. Neal
Northern Illinois Univ.
E-mail: lneal1@niu.edu

Editor, Black History Bulletin
Alicia Moore
Southwestern Univ.
E-mail: moorea@southwestern.edu

Editor, Fire!!!
Marilyn Thomas-Houston
Univ. of Florida
E-mail: editors@fire-jbs.org