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Call for Papers, Grants, Scholarships, Fellowships, Major Hsitory Conferences, Festivals & Museums 

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- The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood.  //



- 2019 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Submissions = Beginning on January 2, 2019, we invite you to submit books that meet these criteria. Please do not begin sending books prior to this date. The submission deadline is Friday, March 29, 2019. Please note that works related to the Civil War are acceptable only if their primary focus relates to slavery or emancipation. Only books copyrighted in 2018 will be considered. For details on submission requirements, contact: with subject heading: FDBP 2019




- Edward MacDowell Colony , ((( Application for Residencey))) arguably America's first great composer, the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, nurtures the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the imagination. The colony currently is accepting applications from emerging and established artists for its fall fellowship program in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theater, and visual arts. The fellowship includes exclusive use of a private studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for a period of two weeks to two months. // 677-macdowell-colony-accepting-applications-for-fall-artist-residencies?utm= _campaign=3Drfps%7C2019-03-02&utm_source=3Dpnd&utm_medium=3Demail




- Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society - AAHGS (((Call for Papers))) When developing our conference program, our goal is to provide a balanced program that meets the variety of skill levels and interest levels of our audience, presented by speakers of the highest quality who represent the diversity of our membership. Our concurrent sessions are the educational backbone of each year’s Annual Conference and vary from 60 to 90 minutes depending on the conference. Our speaker proposals fall in the following general session categories: //



Philanthrophy News Digest to the list of places forants, foundations, fellowships and such.  Once you register you receive weekly emails on the specific areas you are interested in. //

Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Scholarship Foundation encourages young people to pursue occupational opportunities in the fields of Aviation, Aerospace, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). //

American Independence Youth Leadership Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia 

Next Class:  (17th Annual Scholarship & Speaker Opportunities)  This  conference  concentrates on educating high school students in the subjects of Leadership, Patriotism, and our Free Enterprise System. The conference consists of lectures from current and past leaders. Students receive guidance from business professionals, guided tours of historical sites, and physical and mental leadership challenges. //


- The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, the USArtists International program supports performances by American artists at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe. //

- The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH®) (Call for Papers) is to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community. //

The International Black Women’s Congress (Call for Papers) will celebrate 35 years of Informing, Educating & Uplifting Black women and families //

- The 2019 ASHA Convention (Call for Papers) is open from January 1 to April 4. Please e-mail if you have any questions. //

The Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) (Call for Papers) is a not-for-profit, tax deductible organization of international scholars seeking to further our understanding of the African Diaspora, - //

THE BLACK SCHOLAR (Call for Papers) is the first journal of Black studies and research. In TBS, academics, activists, artists, and political leaders come to grips with basic issues confronting Afro-America, the Diaspora, and Africa. //

Black Theatre Network (BTN) (Call for Papers) is seeking panel/roundtable proposals, papers, workshops and presentations from scholars and professionals based on this year’s theme, Black Theatre: Unapologetically Black. //

The National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc., (Call for Papers) comprised of people of African ancestry, is committed to enhancing the quality of life and empowering people of African ancestry through advocacy, human services delivery, and research. //

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