Friday, October 29, 2010

ASALH: '2011 National Black History Theme: African Americans and the Civil War'

[African American Civil War Memorial & Museum] provides a wealth of information on African Heritage in Classical Music. The 52 biographies are accompanied by a Black History Quiz and more than 100 audio samples. Each year announces the Black History Month Theme.

February is Black History Month in Jamaica, the United States and Canada. October is Black History Month in the United Kingdom. The annual observance was founded in 1926 by the American historian Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson (1875-1950). He also founded the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH),

The ASALH has announced that the 2011 National Black History Theme is "African Americans and the Civil War". The Woodson Review is an annual magazine with articles on the Black History Theme. The ASALH tells us the 2011 edition of The Woodson Review is due to go on sale in November 2010. To receive email notices about the magazine and other Black History Month materials, visit the website In the upper left corner is this message: "Sign up for our Email Newsletter." Enter your email address and click "Go" to be taken to a form for receiving the Email Newsletter. The email address of the ASALH is: The phone number is (202) 865-0053.

85th Annual Black History Month
2011 Luncheon and Authors' Book Signing
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Book Signing starts: 10:30 am
Doors open: 12:15 pm
Luncheon starts: 12:30 pm
The Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel

Journal of African American History
“Edited by the noted historian V.P. Franklin of the University of California, Riverside, JAAH is the oldest and most prestigious scholarly journal in the field of African American History. It is a peer-reviewed, quarterly publication.”

Black History Bulletin
“Founded in 1937 at the urging of Mary McLeod Bethune, the BHB serves the needs of primary and secondary teachers who incorporate African American history into their lesson plans. Now peer-reviewed, the Bulletin has been redesigned to meet the national teaching standards and to be the nexus between educational innovators and students. The BHB is published biannually.”

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