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106th Annual Meeting & Virtual Conference to Celebrate 2021 Theme: “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity”

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)—with the support of its Florida Branches known as the “Florida Coalition’’—is proud to announce that its 106th Annual Meeting and Conference will take place virtually via Zoom every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from September 14th thru 30th  2021. In these unprecedented times, when the COVID pandemic has not yet subsided, when Voting Rights are imperiled, and Critical Race Theory is being banned in many states across the country—including Florida (the original planned location for the in-person conference)—ASALH’s 2021 theme, “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity,” has never been more relevant, needed, or vital. Conference attendees will surely be informed and inspired by the scholarly sessions, professional workshops, riveting plenaries, exciting film festival, and the many other events that illuminate the vitality and resilience of the Black family in the past and present. […]