"Can stand on its own as a biographical reference of the lives of black Americans."--VOYA
"Includes short, useful profiles of many people who appear in the 10-volume history, as well as a guide to museums and historic sites related to the history of African Americans."--Booklist
About the Author
Robin D. G. Kelley is Professor of history and Africana studies at New York University. He is the author of Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression, which received the Eliot Rudwick prize of the Organization of America Historians and was named Outstanding Book on Human Rights by the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in the United States. Professor Kelley is also the author of Race Rebels: Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class and co-editor of Imagining Home: Class, Culture, and Nationalism in the African Diaspora.
Earl Lewis is Professor of history and Afroamerican studies at the University of Michigan. He served as Director of the university's Center for Afroamerican and African Studies from 1990 to 1993. Professor Lewis is the author of In Their Own Interests: Race, Class, and Power in Twentieth Century Norfolk and co-author of Blacks in the Industrial Age: A Documentary History.
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