Negro History Bulletin

A quarterly scholarly journal published by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), devoted to research in black history. Continued by Black History Bulletin.

Articles from Vol. 61, No. 1, January-March

African American Naval Officers: Gaining Recognition through Art
In the interpretive painting Watson and the Shark by John Singleton Copley (173 8-1815) the black sailor represents the millions of black men who worked their entire lives alongside white sailors, but who were still perceived as slaves. Copley tells...
African Americans in South African-American Diplomacy: A Case Study in Race and Citizenship Debates, 1895-1925
Present in southern Africa since at least the 1780s, African Americans became increasingly influential in the 1890s. In addition to Orpheus McAdoo's Virginia Jubilee Singers, black Christian missionaries associated with the African Methodist Episcopal...
Before the Revolution: Crisis within the Philadelphia and Chicago NAACP, 1940-1960
Between 1940 and 1960, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) attained its greatest victories as a civil rights organization. Nevertheless, during this period, the organization also experienced problems that made it appear...
Churchs Chicken and Bingwa Software Provide Schools with Mathematical Heritage Series
Churchs Chicken and Bingwa Software Company have partnered to increase students' math skills through a special edition of Bingwa Mathematical Heritage[R] Series. Using diverse role models such as Madame C.J. Walker, George Washington Carver, Hala Moddelmog...
Memorial to African American Officers Planned for Fort Des Moines
A monument will be built in the grounds of historic Fort Des Moines, Iowa to honor the first African American soldiers to graduate from the Army's Officer Candidate School, according to Lou Erbstein, Ft. Des Moines historian and museum curator. Ft....
National Park Service Travel Itinerary Honors Underground Railroad
"African American History Month is a time to reflect on the nation's heritage and the continuing struggle for freedom and dignity which have stamped themselves on the human history of our nation," remarked Robert Stanton, director of the National Park...

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