The Journal of Negro History

Provides information on African American life and history, including the unique facets of African American history, including the first major scholarly analysis of the hip hop movement.

Articles from Vol. 80, No. 2, Spring

Ignoring Jim Crow: The Turbulent Appointment of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers
Captain Gardiner kept telling his wife that things were not as bad as they seemed. But Gardiner had no way of knowing that he'd sailed right into the 1896 hurricane off the coast of Virginia and that his ship, the E.S. Newman, was in serious trouble....
Kidnapping Blacks in Philadelphia: Isaac Hopper's Tales of Oppression
On November 6, 1802, the Poulson's American Daily Advertiser, a local Philidelphia newspaper, published an editorial, "Melancholy Effects of Slavery," that accused James Ewing, Trenton's mayor, of having ordered several blacks, including one Romaine,...
The Enduring Legacy of an African-American Plantation Church
Rosedown Baptist Church, a small African-American(1) church located on the Rosedown Plantation in rural West Feliciana Parish in southeastern Louisiana, was established initially as a slave church on the Rosedown Plantation in 1800.(2) Like many African-American...
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