About Us

Established on September 9, 1915 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, ASALH, the Founders of Black History Month, carries forth the work of our renowned founding father.

Our mission is to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community

The Hampton Roads Branch vision is to collaborate with organizations, academic institutions and churches to conduct and promote historical research, promote our unique, and significant history, educate our communities that we refer to as the “Cradle of African-American History”.

The Hampton Roads Branch of ASALH meets every 2nd Saturday. Annual membership types that are available are: Individual, Institutional, or Corporate. Contact your local Hampton Roads chapter today!

To learn more or to request a membership application or please see the Hampton Roads ASALH web page at http://www.hrasalh.org , e-mail us at

send mail to
P.O. Box 5266 Newport News, VA 23605. I can be reached at 757 303-1013 or at elois2007@cox.net.



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