Annual Black History Luncheon

91st Annual Black History Luncheon

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

Click here for photos from the event.

Our keynote speaker, The Hon. James Clyburn, signed copies of his book at the conclusion of the luncheon.  You may download a copy of the announcement flyer by clicking the image below.


Download a copy of the 2017 Luncheon Souvenir Journal

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







2017 Sponsors

Prior to the luncheon we held a Featured Authors Event with dozens of authors on hand who sold and signed their books, from 10 a.m. – Noon. This event was free and open to the public.  For more details click here.

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