The Journal of Negro History

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Articles from Vol. 83, No. 1, Winter

"A Warlike Demonstration": Legalism, Armed Resistance, and Black Political Mobilization in Decatur, Illinois, 1894-1898
It is the thesis of this volume that subjection to violence in various forms has been a central ingredient of the Afro-American experience. Violence, the actuality or the threat of death or serious injury from assault, has constituted an ever-present...
Blacks under the Swastika: A Research Note
This article highlights the establishment of a tradition of anti-black racism during the German Imperial and Weimar periods. Also it will show that the tradition was present during the Nazi period. Moreover, anti-black racism probably continued in...
Nationalism and Civil Rights in Cuba: A Comparative Perspective, 1930-1960
For most of the twentieth century U.S. history and Cuban history have been closely interconnected. African-Americans and Afro-Cubans in particular share common bonds of struggle for civil rights and equality in their respective countries. But individuals...
Next Steps: Charles S. Johnson and Southern Liberalism
Charles Spurgeon Johnson would never forget a childhood affront. Born on July 24, 1893, he grew up in Bristol, Virginia, on the Tennessee border, the son of a well-educated and well-respected Baptist minister and a mother who supplemented her public...
Willie Leanna Miles: A Half Century of Service to the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History and the Associated Publishers, Inc
Dedication, devotion, loyalty and commitment to service and the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History (ASALH) characterized the career of Willie Leanna Miles. Ms. Miles was born on August 5, 1918 in Cordele, Georgia to John...

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