- Carter G. Woodson -

“If a race has no history...if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.”

PRESENTATION & LECTURES

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Black Women and the Fight for Civil Rights.  TransAmerica, January 2022

18th Century Records and Genealogy at Howard University Libraries. Riverdale Historic Mansion, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission; November 2021.

 

Uncomfortable Conversations: Race in America. Transamerica; September 2021.

Illuminating the Black Family in History: A Retrospective on Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  (moderator), Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference; September 2021. 

 

From Roots to Ancestry: Doing Black Family History (moderator), Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference; September 2021. 

ASALH Roundtable: Afrofuturism and the Black Family: Paradigms for Representation of the Black Family, Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference; September 2021.

The Digital Program at Howard University, Association of Documentary Editors Communications Committee, September 2021

Archival Preservation at HBCU Archives, UC Berkley Rare Book School, August 2021 

What is an American? Race in America. United States Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 2021.

Juneteenth in the Howard University Archive. Houston Public Library, June 2021

Mary McLeod Bethune at Howard University. Mary McLeod Bethune Council House, National Park Service, June 2021

The Legacy of Juneteenth. Johns Hopkins Medicine, June 2021

Building the Black Archives. Mid-Atlantic Regional Archivists Convention, April 2021

African Americans in the Military. Bowie State University, April 2021

National Newspaper Publisher's Association Video Presentation; March 2021

Digitizing Black Collections. Mary Ann Shadd Cary International Symposium, March 2021

From the Tuskegee Experiment to COVID-19: Black Mistrust of the Medical Field and How to Address it. Johns Hopkins Medicine; February 2021.

Peaceful Protest VS. Violent Realities: Violence and the Civil Rights Movement. New York-Presbyterian Hospital; February 2021. 

The Southern Negro Youth Congress and the Black Vote. The Power of the Black Vote: Annual Symposium, Banneker-Douglass Museum; October 2020.

Using Digital Humanities to Tell Stories. Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference; September 2020.

The Violent Realities Faced by Martin Luther King in the Civil Rights Movement. Alexandria Public Library, July 2020

Meeting Faculty and Students Where They Are: A Layered Approach to Integrating Black Oral Histories across the Student Experience. Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference Charleston, SC; September 2019.

Documenting the Black Migration in the Public Sphere. Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference, Charleston, SC; September 2019.

Negotiating Competing Spaces - Representing African Americans During Times of War in Publications, Historic Places, and Public Art. Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference, Indianapolis; September 2018.

 

Forward Together: The Case for Archival Partnerships. Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; April 2018.

 

Howard University in the Service of Democracy. Federal Communications Commission, Washington, D.C.; February 2018.

 

Howard University in the Service of Democracy. Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, Charlottesville, VA; November 2017.

 

Preserving your History: A Workshop. National Park Service, Washington, DC; February 2017.

 

Preserving Black History through Digital Howard. Dr. Habtu Braha Information Technology in Teaching and Learning Conference, Coppin State University, Baltimore, MD; May 2016.

 

Digital Howard: A New Vehicle for Sharing Faculty Research with the World. Washington Research Library Consortium Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA; April 2016.

 

Preserving your History: A Workshop. National Park Service, Washington, DC; February 2016.

 

The Impact of African American Women in the 20th Century. Prince Hall Masons of DC Annual Black History Month Program, Washington, DC; February 2016.

 

Digitizing the Black Experience: the Building of “Digital Howard” and the “Portal to the Black Experience” Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Atlanta, GA; September 2015.

 

Celebrating 100 Years of the Study of African American Life and History. National Park Service, Washington, DC; September 2015.

 

Black Women in 20th Century American History and Culture. Wiley H. Bates Memorial Center, Annapolis, MD; April 2015.

 

Preserving your Family History. Mary McLeod Bethune Council House, National Historic Site, Washington, DC; June 2014.

 

African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement. Duncan Branch, Alexandria Public Library, Alexandria, VA; April, 2014.

 

Preserving your Family History. Washington D.C. Public Library, Washington, DC; February 2014.

 

African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement. Naval Central Intelligence Service. Quantico, VA; February 2014.

 

Slavery by Another Name. Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture, Baltimore, MD; January 2014.

 

The Continuing Need for Youth Activism: The Southern Negro Youth Congress and its Relevance for Today. The Bethel Dukes Branch of ASALH, Washington, DC, September 2013

 

African Americans and the Civil war: Records in the National Archives. Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference, Charlotte, NC; September 2012.

 

Black Women in History and Culture. Walter Reed National Medical Center, Bethesda, MD; February 2012.

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia; January 2012.

 

African Americans and the Civil War. Transportation Security Administration, Arlington, VA; February 2011.

 

The African American Experience in the Digital Age: The Digitization of African American Civil War Records. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD; February 2011.

 

Black History and Culture in the 1930s and 40s. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD; January 2011.

 

Financing a Movement: The Southern Negro Youth Congress and the Finance of Protest. Association for the Study of African American Life and History National Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina; September 2010.

 

William Sidney Pittman and the History of Fairmount Heights, MD. Fairmount Heights Public Library, Fairmount Heights, MD; May 2010.

 

Black Migration.  Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, Baltimore, MD; March 2010.

 

The Backbone of the Movement: African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement. Afro-American History Society, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD; March 2010.

 

The SNYC and the NAACP: Youth Cooperating for Change. Association for the Study of African American Life and History National Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio; October 2009.

 

The Continued Relevance of Black History in the Age of Obama. Howard University; February 2009.

 

The Public and Politic Civil War Battlefields in the 21st Century; Association for the Study of African American Life and History National Conference, Atlanta, Georgia; September 2006.

 

African American Organizations and the Communist Party; Association for the Study of African American Life and History National Conference, Buffalo, New York; September 2005

 

The Communist Party and Its Attempt to Attract African Americans, 1920 – 1960; Phi Alpha Theta, Inc. Regional Conference, Delaware State University; April 2004.

 

African American Soldiers from Maryland in the Civil War: Before, During and After; Ronald E. McNair Conference, University of Maryland, College Park; March 2004.

 

African American Soldiers from Maryland in the Civil War: Before, During and After; Ronald E. McNair Conference, Delavan, Wisconsin; November, 2003.

 

Communism and African Americans, Ronald E. McNair Conference, Coppin State University; May 2003.