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. 15, No. 2, July 31

"Don't Buy Where You Can't Work": An Investigation of the Political Forces and Social Conflict within the Harlem Boycott of 1934
"Don't Buy Where You Can't Work": An Investigation of the Political Forces and Social Conflict Within the Harlem Boycott of 1934INTRODUCTIONOn August 4, 1934, a huge crowd of Harlem residents gathered in front of Abyssinian Baptist Church. An atmosphere...
'Get a Negro to Drive It': The Civil Rights Movement since Brown V. Board of Education
`Get a Negro to Drive It': the Civil Rights Movement Since Brown v. Board of EducationMore than two decades ago, Robert Penn Warren, no stranger to the South's customs, and eccentricities, sought to determine Who Speaks for the Negro? Published in 1965,...
Housing Conditions as a Predictor for Riot: Rochester, New York, 1964
Housing Conditions as a Predictor for Riot: Rochester, New York, 1964In the decades since the urban upheavals of the 1960s sociologists and historians have attempted to define the nature of rioting as political behavior. Their analyses range, from riot...
Paul L. Brady, A Certain Blindness: A Black Family's Quest for the Promise of America
Paul L. Brady, A Certain Blindness: A Black Family's Quest for the Promise of AmericaPaul L. Brady in 1972 became the first Black man to become a Federal Administrative law Judge. This book is part autobiography, part family history, and part legal brief...
The CRUSADER Monthly's Black Nationalist Support for the Jazz Age
The CRUSADER Monthly's Black Nationalist Support For The Jazz AgeThe relationship of political to cultural radicalism continues to be a much debated issue in the Afro-American freedom struggle. A better picture of how these relationships were handled...

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