Organizing Black Families The Colored Conventions

Join Dr. Dawn Chitty and Mr. James R. Morgan III as they interview Dr. Gabrielle Foreman and Dr. Derrick Spires about important work of the Colored Conventions Project. This groundbreaking digital humanities project is uncovering important history of how black families organized for progress.

Dr. Smith Wins Visionary Historian Award

On May 11, 2017, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. on its 123rd Anniversary Celebration awarded the Visionary Historian Award to Dr. Frank Smith, founder of the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum. The Visionary Historian Award is presented to an individual whose lifetime body of work represents the highest achievement in the study […]