ASHLH Kicks off 400th Year of Perseverance

ASHLH (The Association for the Study of African Life and History) kicks off the 400th Year of Perseverance 1619 – 2019 commemorating slavery in British America at the National Press Club, Washington, DC, February 1, 2019 with President Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham.

ASHLH’s February 2019 Press Club panelists include: Professor Gloria Browne-Marshall, ASALH 400th Commemorative Chair and Professor at John Jay College; Mr. Brent Leggs, Director of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, of the National Trust for Historic Preservation; Professor Spencer Crew, Professor of US History at George Mason University; and Roger A. Fairfax, Senior Associate Dean and Research Professor of Law at George Washington Law School. Greetings will be brought by Lonnie G. Bunch, III, Founding Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture and Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak, President of the National Press Club.