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. 1
Winter 2015



JAAH Volume 100, Winter 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
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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
University of California, Riverside
Graduate School of Education
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Riverside, CA 92521

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Sylvia Cyrus, Executive Director
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Washington, DC  20059


V.P. Franklin, University of California, Riverside

Managing Editor:

Sylvia Y. Cyrus, Executive Director, ASALH

Associate Editors:

Derrick P. Alridge, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Joyce Owens Anderson, Chicago State University
Clarence Lang, University of Kansas, Lawrence

Publications Coordinator:

Karen M. May, email:

Editorial Assistants:

Jillian Azevedo, Edward D. Collins and Stephanie Wilks
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