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. 18, No. 2, July 31

After the Rochester Riots of 1964: Community Response to the Housing Situation
After the Rochester Riots of 1964: Community Response to the Housing SituationOver the course of a hot July weekend in 1964, the City of Rochester, New York, experienced one of the first of the major race riots of the 1960's. Those riots would sear themselves...
Black Images from the Past: Attitudes Presented in the Long Island Star and the New York Evening Post in the Early 1820s
Black Images From The Past: Attitudes Presented In The Long Island Star And The New York Evening Post In The Early 1820sAs Americans entered the nineteenth century, they began to rely on magazines as an important vehicle for communicating information...
Chautauqua (New York) and the Use and Abuse of Selective Memory: Is There A Dark Side to the Lakeside Resort
Chautauqua (New York) And The Use And Abuse Of Selective Memory: Is There A Dark Side To The Lakeside ResortINTRODUCTION:In the nineteenth century the world was confronted by an ideology of race that had its roots in the transatlantic trade in Africans...
Jacqueline Goggin, Carter G. Woodson: A Life in Black History
Jacqueline Goggin, Carter G. Woodson: A Life in Black HistoryIn this succinct biography, Jacqueline Goggin, who is affiliated with the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute of Harvard University and is the managing editor of the Harvard Guide to Afro-American History,...
Philippa Duke Schuyler: African American Woman Foreign Correspondent
Philippa Duke Schuyler: African American Woman Foreign CorrespondentAmong the maze of corridors that make up the Pentagon, the walls of a small alcove bear inscriptions of the names of all Americans killed in Vietnam. One inscription reads: "Philippa...
William Seraile, Voice of Dissent: Theophilus Gould Steward (1843-1924) and Black America
William Seraile, Voice of Dissent: Theophilus Gould Steward (1843-1924) and Black AmericaMuch has been written on the significance of the church and its ministers in the history of African Americans, and their struggles for freedom and justice. It becomes...

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