The Journal of Negro History

Provides information on African American life and history, including the unique facets of African American history, including the first major scholarly analysis of the hip hop movement.

Articles from Vol. 77, No. 2, Spring

Black Ideals of Womanhood in the Late Victorian Era
Many historians of the black experience have written about the dual character of African-American culture. They have found that black Americans have developed a culture which incorporates that of European-Americans, as well as their African and African-American...
Howard Thurman: Paradoxical Pavior
In his volume Deep River: Reflections on the Religious Insight of Certain of the Negro Spirituals, Howard Thurman describes the spiritual "Deep River" as "perhaps the most universal and certainly the most intellectual of all the spirituals."(1) He...
John Horse: Forgotten African-American Leader of the Second Seminole War
Throughout the annals of American history, much of the role of African-Americans has been seriously neglected or misrepresented by historians. The Seminole War is no exception to this rule. While defiant Indian leaders like Osceola and Billy Bowlegs...