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. 2, Spring

Charles Octavius Boothe: An Alabama Apostle of "Uplift."
Historians have generally agreed that African-American churches played a critical role in the emergence of a cohesive community of black folk after the Civil War. In addition to their spiritual thrusts, churches operated schools, provided social services,...
The Split-Labor Phenomenon: Its Impact on West Indian Workers as a Marginal Working Class in Birmingham, England, 1948-1962
As the unification of the European Economic Community (EEC) of 1992 comes into full effect, accompanied by a rising tide of anti-immigration and racist sentiment, it does not appear that black workers will find green pastures in Britain. West Indian...