Annual Black History Luncheon

91st Annual Black History Luncheon

Our annual luncheon will be held  Saturday, February 25, 2017
at the  Washington Renaissance Hotel,  999 Ninth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

View a video of Ms. Sylvia Cyrus, Executive Director of ASALH speaking to the media about this year’s Black History Luncheon.

View an interview with ASALH Secretary Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead about the importance of Black History Month.

Read the press release for this year’s Black History Luncheon.

Hashtags for promoting the Featured Authors event and luncheon:

The Honorable James E. Clyburn,
U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina

Congressman James Clyburn









Ms. Andrea Roane,
GRACIE award winning news anchor








We will address the 2017 Black History Theme: “The Crisis in Black Education.” The luncheon will start at 12:15 p.m.

Prior to the luncheon will be a Featured Authors Event with dozens of authors on hand to sell and sign their books, from 10 a.m. – Noon. This event is free and open to the public.  For more details click here.

Click here to purchase tickets and tables.

Luncheon Mail in Form 2017

Download the full page luncheon ad.

Archive from the 2016 Luncheon

Pictures from the 2016 luncheon can be viewed on the Milton Williams, our photographer’s site.

ASALH Luncheon Press Release – February 2, 2016


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