Afro-Americans in New York Life and History

A scholarly journal that presents original research on the life and history of African Americans in New York State. Issues such as race relations and racial attitudes are addressed. Includes reviews of books in the subject area. For students and academici

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 2, July

African American Women and the Niagara Movement, 1905-1909
In 1905, between July 11 and July 15, twenty nine African American men met in Buffalo, New York to launch a new movement, the Niagara Movement. Spearheaded by W. E. B. DuBois, the Niagara Movement lasted just four years and became the precursor to...
Amy Ashwood Garvey: Pan-Africanist, Feminist, and Mrs. Marcus Garvey No. 1; or, A Tale of Two Amys
Tony Martin, Amy Ashwood Garvey: Pan-Africanist, Feminist, and Mrs. Marcus Garvey No. 1; Or, A Tale of Two Amys (Dover, Massachusetts: The Majority Press, Inc., 2007) 446 pages (including appendices, index, and bibliography)Marcus Garvey has been dead...
Coming of the Race: Kelly Miller and Two Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the Niagara Movement Era
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were academic, social, political and emotional incubators for newly emancipated and free born African Americans. Towards, this end the pedagogical formation of these institutions greatly impacted...
Introduction to the Niagara Movement Special Issue
During October 5-9, 2005 the Association for the Study of African American Life and History held its annual conference in Buffalo, New York. For four and a half days the city of Buffalo played host to this premier black history organization as part...
Richard Hofstadter: An Intellectual Biography
David S. Brown, Richard Hofstadter: An Intellectual Biography (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006) 291 pp., bibliography, list of students, index, cloth, $27.50, ISBN 0-226-07640-7.In March 1965, a delegation of distinguished historians,...
The Niagara Movement of 1905: A Look Back to a Century Ago
"Believe in life! Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader, and fuller life."- W. E. B. Du Bois Over a century ago in February 1905, thirty-two African Americans met secretly in the Buffalo home of Mary B. Talbert to discuss...
The Question of Color-Blind Citizenship: Albion Tourgee, W.E.B. Du Bois and the Principles of the Niagara Movement
The colored man and those white men who believe in liberty and justice--who do not think Christ's teachings a sham--must join hands and hearts ... without both united, there is no hope of success. Albion Tourgee, 1893. We believe it is the...
The Question of Color-Blind Citizenship: Albion Tourgée, W.E.B. Du Bois and the Principles of the Niagara Movement
The colored man and those white men who believe in liberty and justice-who do not think Christ's teachings a sham-must join hands and hearts ... without both united, there is no hope of success. Albion Tourgée, 1893.We believe it is the duty of the Americans...