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. 78, No. 3, Summer

A Letter from W.E.B. Du Bois to His Daughter Yolande, Dated "Moscow, December 10, 1958": Introduction and Footnotes
Published here for the first time is a rare 1958 letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to his daughter, Yolande Du Bois Williams. Du Bois wrote the letter at a sanitarium near Moscow, four months into an extended trip through western and eastern Europe, Soviet...
Mountaineer Reconstruction: Blacks in the Political Reconstruction of West Virginia
10 Journal of the House of Delegates of the State of West Virginia (1865), pp. 26, 33, 37-38; (1866), pp.7-10; Journal of the Senate of the State of West Virginia, (1865), p. 27; (1866), p.31; Acts of the Legislature of the State of West Virginia (1865),...
Seeking a New Life: Blacks in Post-Civil War Colorado
Scholars have gleaned invaluable data from the Slave Narratives. One aspect of these data, but not by any means the most important, is the ex-slaves' and antebellum free blacks' remembrances of the "peculiar institution." Other questions discussed in...