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. 23, No. 3, July 31

An African Voice among the River Folk of the Hudson River Valley: The Diary of an Ex-Slave, 1827-1866
An African Voice Among the River Folk of the Hudson River Valley: The Diary of an Ex-slave, 1827-1866.INTRODUCTION: THE ANTE-BELLUM PERIOD AND THE STRUGGLE FOR A BIRTH RIGHT IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK.In the decades prior to the American Civil War, the...
Masked Illusions: An Examination of Performance Traditions and W.E.B. Du Bois' Notion of Double Consciousness
Masked Illusions: An Examination of Performance Traditions and W.E.B. DuBois' Notion of Double ConsciousnessGot one mind for white folks to see,`Nother for what I know is me,He don't know, he don't know my mind.lines from an old Negro SongWhen African...
Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary
Thurgood Marshall: American RevolutionarySupreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall died in January 1993, and the line of mourners stretched around the block throughout the day he laid in state in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court Building. More than...
Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary
Thurgood Marshall: American RevolutionaryMore extensivley and complexly than Taylor Branch's Martin Luther King, Jr., or Alex Haley's Malcolm X, or David Levering Lewis's W.E.B. Du Bois, Juan Williams study of the African American lawyer and judge, Thurgood...

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