The Memphis area Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) held its 2019 Black History Month Luncheon from 11:45 am to 1 pm on the last day of Black History Month, Thursday, February 28 2019, in the Dorothy Harris Lounge located on the historic campus of the LeMoyne-Owen College, 807 Walker Avenue, in Memphis, TN. The event also honored Founding Chapter President, Mrs. Josephine A. Bennett, seated (center) Pictured are members (seated from left) Judge Arthur Bennett, luncheon honoree and founding chapter president, Josephine A. Bennett, and Memphis Branch Chapter President Clarence Christian. Standing (first row from left) Dr. Deborah Luckett-Day; ASALH Vice President of Programs, Yvonne B. Acey; ASALH Secretary Dolores Briggs; Sadie Wiley; University of Memphis Art History Department faculty member, Dr. Earnestine Jenkins; and LeMoyne-Owen Collage Center for African & African American Studies Professor, Activist, Sociologist, and Soulsville Stakeholder, Dr. Femi Ajanaku. Standing (rear row from left) Dr. Imani Fryar, Maxine Strawder, ASALH Vice President of Membership, Phyllis R. Dixon; DeKe Pope; University of Memphis, Assistant Professor of African American Rhetoric and Interracial Communication, Dr. David Acey; and Roosevelt Moody. 29

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