Welcome to the website for the Charleston Area Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH).
We are a group of individuals and institutions that promote the study of African American history by hosting lectures and panel sessions.
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Latest from the Blog
26th Annual Middle Passage Remembrance Ceremony on June 10, 2023
Charleston Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) REMEMBRANCE COMMITTEE Honoring our ancestors who perished during the “Middle Passage” Saturday, June 10, 2023 • 9:00am – 1:00pm Fort Moultrie at Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina “All those Africans in the briny deep. All those people who said ‘no’ and…
Feedback Needed! Share your experiences, thoughts, and satisfaction with the Charleston Police Department
What Feedback Needed!Share your experiences, thoughts, and satisfaction with the Charleston Police Department When/Where Option 1: Saturday, May 20, 10 AM – 12 PMBees Landing Recreation Center, 1580 Ashley Gardens Blvd, 29414 Option 2: Thursday, May 25, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Main Library Auditorium, 68 Calhoun Street 29401 Programs are moderated by Bob Kahle…
Honoring the Ancestors on May 3rd, 4th, and 6th
About In 2012, Dr. Ade Ofunniyin had a vision for an organization that would advocate for, preserve and protect Gullah Geechee burial grounds, history and culture. Between 2016-2020, the ASABG team – Ade Ofunniyin, Joanna Gilmore, La’Sheia Oubré, Grant Mishoe, Raquel Fleskes and Theodore Schurr, worked to further the mission of the Gullah Society, guided…
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Help us organize activities that support our mission. By making a contribution, you will help in the promotion of Black history.