Association of Black Women Historians

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The Association of Black Women Historians is an organization that was conceived in 1977 and founded in 1979.[1] It has four goals which include: establishing a network among the membership; promoting black women in the historical profession; disseminating information about opportunities in the field; and making suggestions concerning research topics and repositories.[2]


  1. ^ Terborg-Penn, Rosalynn (2001). "Association of Black Women Historians". In Nina Mjagkij. Organizing Black America: an encyclopedia of African American associations. New York: Garland Publishing. pp. 67–68. ISBN 0-8153-2309-3. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Association of Black Women Historians (official website)". Retrieved 18 February 2012.