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. 29, No. 2, July

Dr. P.H. Skinner: Controversial Educator of the Deaf, Blind and Mute, and Niagara Falls, New York Abolitionist
Many Americans who worked to abolish the institution of slavery are unknown or forgotten. Some of them were "conductors" of the celebrated Underground Railroad. Some supported the abolition movement with financial contributions. Others secretly, and...
Some Notes on the Extent of New York City's Involvement in the Underground Railroad
INTRODUCTION: WHAT WAS THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD? The Underground Railroad was part of a larger effort to undo an unconscionable, immoral act perpetrated against humanity, in the form of chattel slavery. It was a crucial driving force in the abolitionist...
Some Notes on the Extent of New York City's Involvement in the Underground Railroad
INTRODUCTION: WHAT WAS THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD?The Underground Railroad was part of a larger effort to undo an unconscionable, immoral act perpetrated against humanity, in the form of chattel slavery. It was a crucial driving force in the abolitionist...
The Integration of the American Bowling Congress: The Buffalo Experience
Bowling, a highly interactive sport, was by 1945, a billion dollar industry that touched the lives of an estimated 12 to 16 million Americans. It had reached this status in great part due to its promotion by the U.S. Armed Forces during WWII and because...
The Integration of the American Bowling Congress: The Buffalo Experience
Bowling, a highly interactive sport, was by 1945, a billion dollar industry that touched the lives of an estimated 12 to 16 million Americans. It had reached this status in great part due to its promotion by the U.S. Armed Forces during WWII and because...
Tribute to an Outstanding New York African American Educator: Dr. Adelaide L. Sanford
Once in awhile, we are blessed with an educator who is totally committed to the intellectual development of all students--an educator who is not afraid to take on controversial issues--one who will never shrink from conflict when he/she believes that...
Tribute to an Outstanding New York African American Educator: Dr. Adelaide L. Sanford
Once in awhile, we are blessed with an educator who is totally committed to the intellectual development of all students -- an educator who is not afraid to take on controversial issues -- one who will never shrink from conflict when he/she believes...
Tribute to the Pioneer Patriarch of African American History: Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950)
It is difficult to discuss the discipline of Black history or the historical significance of Black History Month without paying tribute to Carter Godwin Woodson. This Black thinker and his respective contributions should be viewed as a significant...
Tribute to the Pioneer Patriarch of African American History: Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950)
It is difficult to discuss the discipline of Black history or the historical significance of Black History Month without paying tribute to Carter Godwin Woodson This Black thinker and his respective contributions should be viewed as a significant step...