The Journal of African American History
Formerly The Journal of Negro History
Founded by Carter G. Woodson, January 1, 1916
A Publication of the
Association for the Study of African American Life and History

Volume 100, Issue No. 2
Spring 2015



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ASALH Executive Council Endorses
Call for Establishment of Reparations
Superfund to Aid
African American Youth.
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JAAH Call for Papers:
"Ten Point Program
For Reparations for
African Americans
in the United States"


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The Journal of African American History (JAAH), formerly The Journal of Negro History, was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in January 1916. Since that time the JAAH has become the leading scholarly publication on African American life and history. Now in its 100th volume, the JAAH publishes original scholarly articles on all aspects of the African American experience. Most recently, JAAH special issues and symposia have focused on Women and Slavery in the Atlantic World, The Legacy of Malcolm X, and African Americans and Movements for Reparations, Past, Present, and Future.  

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V.P. Franklin, Editor
The Journal of African American History
The University of New Orleans
Department of History
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New Orleans, LA 70148

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Sylvia Cyrus, Executive Director
Howard Center
2225 Georgia Avenue, NW, Suite 331
Washington, DC  20059


V.P. Franklin, University of New Orleans

Managing Editor:

Sylvia Y. Cyrus, Executive Director, ASALH

Associate Editors:

Derrick P. Alridge, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Joyce Owens Anderson, Chicago State University
Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Publications Coordinator:

Karen M. May, email:

Editorial Assistants:

Edward D. Collins and Sarah Wolk
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