The Journal of African American History

The Journal of African American History is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes scholarship on African American history. The Journal of African American History includes research and reviews.

Articles from Vol. 92, No. 4, Fall

All Roads Led to Montreal: Black Power, the Caribbean, and the Black Radical Tradition in Canada
Canada is not the first place that comes to mind in association with Black Power. That honor is reserved for the United States, and most non-Canadians are usually surprised to discover the sizeable population of people of African and Caribbean descent...
An African-Vietnamese American: Robert S. Browne, the Antiwar Movement, and the Personal/political Dimensions of Black Internationalism
Like most Americans of my generation, I had learned little about Indo-China in my schooling. To me, it was a vaguely recalled blob of purple on the map of Asia, clinging to the southeastern border of China. Robert S. Browne (1) This [the...
Donated Book Inventory African World Studies Special Collection
Billingsley, Andrew. Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Billingsley, Andrew. Yearning to Breathe Free: Robert Smalls of South Carolina and His Families. Columbia: University of South...
Introduction-New Black Power Studies: National, International, and Transnational Perspectives
The movement for "Black Power" represented in many ways a new phase in the black freedom struggle in the United States and other parts of the African world. And whereas the campaigns in the United States to end legal segregation and to advance black...
Jackanapes: Reflections on the Legacy of the Black Panther Party for the Hip Hop Generation
In Bobby Seale's Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton, first published in 1970, in the chapter on "Pigs, Problems, Politics, and Panthers," there is a section devoted to describing the activities of the "Jackanapes,...
The Making of Black Internationalists: SNCC and Africa before the Launching of Black Power, 1960-1965
I had met with African students in America many times, on college campuses around the country. I'd read the newspapers and watched television reports, and had a basic sense of current events across Africa, the wave of liberation movements there....
The US-Panther Conflict, Exile, and the Black Diaspora: The Plight of Larry Watani Stiner
Strife between the US Organization and Black Panther Party generated one of the most devastating intergroup rivalries among factions within the Black Power Movement. This feud ultimately yielded violence throughout the black public sphere in southern...

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