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. 14, No. 2, July 31

And Still I Rise: Black Women and Reform, Buffalo, New York, 1900-1940
And Still I Rise: Black Women and Reform, Buffalo, New York, 1900-1940No Negro woman can afford to be an indifferent spectator of the social, moral, religious, economic, and uplift problems that are agitated around [her].(1)Mary Burnett TalbertMary Burnett...
A Reappraisal of the Role of Voluntary Associations in the African American Community
A Reappraisal of the Role of Voluntary Associations in the African American ComunityThe proposition advanced here is that the role of voluntary and common interest associations in the African American community has been too narrowly defined. Influenced...
Jacqueline Ann Rouse, Lugenia Burns Hope: Black Southern Reformer
Jacqueline Ann Rouse, Lugenia Burns Hope: Black southern ReformerJacqueline Ann Rouse has written a scholarly account of an exceptional woman, Lugenia Burns Hope (1871-1947). This study broadens our knowledge of black women and increases the scope of...
Joseph Allicocke: African-American Leader of the Sons of Liberty
Joseph Allicocke: African-American Leader of the Sons of LibertyAt the conclusion of the French and Indian War in 1763, a new British colonial policy was instituted that fomented unrest and ultimately revolution. However, this policy also caused self-examination...
The Black-White Mortality Differential in New York State, 1900 - 1950: A Socio-Historical Reconsideration
The Black-White Mortality Differential In New York State, 1900 - 1950: A Socio-Historical ReconsiderationOne of the most perplexing issues that has confronted modern medical policy makers and social scientists has been the persistent discrepancy in black...
"The Hills" in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: The History of a Rural Afro-American Community in Westchester County New York
"The Hills" in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: The History of a Rural Afro-American Community in Westchester County New YorkIn the mid-nineteenth century, in Westchester County, New York, there was a thriving Afro-American community, called "The Hills,"...

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