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. 30, No. 1, January

Cyril Briggs and the African Blood Brotherhood: A Radical Counterpoint to Progressivism
The Progressive Era was generally an age of optimism. It was an age in which people believed that it was possible, through legislative reform, to correct societal ills such as poverty, racism, and sexism. However, at the same time, there were many...
Eugene Kinckle Jones and the Struggle to Keep the National Urban League Afloat during the Great Depression
The late 1920s ushered in a new day in national reform policies. Eugene Kinckle Jones (1885-1954), the Executive Secretary to the National Urban League (NUL) 1916-1940 had already proven himself to be a progressive reformer by the arrival of the 1930s....
The Anglophone Caribbean Immigrant and Partisan Politics in New York City, 1900-1972
Much has been written about the Caribbean immigrant, mostly those of Anglophone ancestry in recent years. Most of these studies are sociological, but they deal with the sociology of politics, identity and ethnicity. Calvin B. Holder, for example, in...