Negro History Bulletin

A quarterly scholarly journal published by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), devoted to research in black history. Continued by Black History Bulletin.

Articles from January-September

African American Women: A Selected List of Books
Alexander, Amy. Fifty Black Women Who Changed America. Secaucus, N. J.: Carol Publishing Group. 1998, 256p. Allen, Carol. Black Women Intellectuals: Strategies of Nation, Family & Neighborhood in the Works of Pauline Hopkins, Jessie Fauset and...
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A Model for Tomorrow: Using Paul Robeson to Teach Human and Gender Rights. (Activity)
The following unit is designed to help students practice reading, writing and listening skills while learning about an important person in American history and his ideas about some important problems (racial discrimination and gender inequality) that...
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Catherine Ferguson: Black Founder of a Sunday School
The life of Catherine Ferguson, who was often called Katy (1) by those who knew her, warrants attention because she founded an early Sunday school in New York City which sought to provide the poor with the basic rudiments of an education. She was also...
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Colored Women as Wage Earners. (Documents)
I shall not take time to discuss ideal situations on the speculative side. There may be those who think that woman has no business to enter the struggle for existence as a wage-earner; who think that she should be as the lilies of the field, and should...
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Emma Frances Grayson Merritt: Pioneer in Negro Education
Emma Frances Grayson Merritt was born on January 11, 1860, in Dumphries [sic], Prince William County, Virginia, one of seven children, the third of four daughters of John and Sophia Merritt. When she was three years of age, her parents moved to Washington,...
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Highlights from America's Black Broadway
Dance is an art form and cultural representation expressed through integrated body movement or movements linked together in a sequence in order to emote a certain feeling, desire, or idea. Dance, unfortunately, has not warranted much scholarly attention....
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In Defense of Black Women. (Documents)
In Defense of Black Women reprinted from "The Double Task: The Struggle of Negro Women for Sex and Race Emancipation," Survey Graphic 6:6 (March 1915): 691 A study of the Negro woman and her contributions to any community, throughout America, would...
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Nineteenth Century Woman's Rights Movement: Black and White
The nineteenth century movement for women's rights began, almost without a doubt, as a white middle-class movement centered in the North. Its leaders were largely from the North, more accurately from the Northeast, with a scattering towards the West,...
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On Being Young-A Woman-And Colored. (Documents)
On Being Young--a Woman--and Colored. by Marita O. Bonner reprinted from The Crisis (December 1925) Marita O. Bonner, winner of the first prize essay in our contest was born and educated in Brookline, Massachusetts. In her junior year at Radcliffe...
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Preserving History-Everyone Has a Role: A Personal View
In 1983 when I began researching the history of black women in the military with an emphasis on the Navy's World War II female reservists, some scholars did not exactly encourage me. They argued that there was probably not enough interest to get an...
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