Est. Sept. 9, 1915 by
Dr. Carter G. Woodson
ASALH’s mission is to carry forth the work of their founder, to create & disseminate knowledge about Black History. A labor in the service of Blacks and all humanity.
TALKING ABOUT RACE, ALTHOUGH HARD,
We are here to provide tools and guidance to empower your journey and inspire conversation.
DRIVING WHILE BLACK:
A CENTURY OF PLEASURE & PAIN & PILGRIMAGES
Curated by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
by Langston Hughes
One dream can change the world.
We live in a society that has intentionally left Black narratives out of the American memoir while simultaneously standing on the backs and shoulders of Black individuals. Black people’s accomplishments and gains deserve a place in history outside of Black History Month.
by Ibtihaj Muhammad and S.K. Ali
A PBS video series that explores how words can both unite and divide us depending on our own perspective, experience, and interpretation. Each episode covers a different phrase or term that challenges what we think we know about race, class, gender, and identity. While these topics may be difficult to discuss, starting with a shared understanding will help us connect with one another.
Embrace Race is a community of adults of all colors, who support each other in efforts to raise and guide children who are inclusive, informed and brave when it comes to race.
Tolerance is not justice. It isn’t a sufficient description of the work we do or of the world we want. We want to honor this truth: that learning from—and with—one another is the first step to making justice real.
One can have the “right” attitude, considerable self-awareness, and knowledge about cultural differences, yet still lack humanity.