African American History in the *Journal of American History*

JAHAs part of its Black History Month coverage, the blog of the Organization of American Historians has published an index of every article published on African American history in the Journal of American History.  Read the index here.

Here are a few of the articles included:

Charles Ramsdell, “The Natural Limits of Slavery Expansion” (1929)

Emma Lou Thornbrough, “The Brownsville Episode and the Negro Vote” (1957)

Benjamin Quarles, “The Colonial Militia and Negro Manpower” (1959)

Donald Mathews, “The Methodist Mission to the Slaves, 1829–1844” (1965)

James McPherson, “Abolitionists and the Civil Rights Act of 1875” (1965)

C. Vann Woodward, “Clio with Soul” (1969)

Edmund Morgan, “Slavery and Freedom: The American Paradox” (1972)

Eugene Genovese and Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, “The Slave Economies in Political Perspective” (1979)

Peter Kolchin, “Reevaluating the Antebellum Slave Community: A Comparative Perspective” (1981)

Leon Litwack, “Trouble in Mind: The Bicentennial and the Afro-American Experience” (1987)

James H. Cone, “Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Third World” (1987)

Eric Foner, “Rights and the Constitution in Black Life during the Civil War and Reconstruction” (1987)

John Hope Franklin, “Afro-American History: State of the Art” (1988)

David W. Blight, ““For Something Beyond the Battlefield”: Frederick Douglass and the Memory of the Civil War”

Linda Gordon, “Black and White Visions of Welfare: Women’s Welfare Activism, 1890–1945” (1991)

Nell Irvin Painter, “Representing Truth: Sojourner Truth’s Knowing and Becoming Known” (1994)

Mary Dudziak, “Josephine Baker, Racial Protest, and the Cold War” (1994)

Thomas Sugrue, “Crabgrass-Roots Politics: Race, Rights, and the Reaction against Liberalism in the Urban North, 1940–1964” (1995)

Daniel Mandell, “Shifting Boundaries of Race and Ethnicity: Indian-BlackIntermarriage in Southern New England, 1760–1880” (1998)

Walter Johnson, “The Slave Trader, the White Slave, and the Politics of Racial Determination in the 1850s” (2000)

Ira Berlin, “Presidential Address: American Slavery in History and Memory and the Search for Social Justice” (2004)

Lani Guinier, “From Racial Liberalism to Racial Literacy: Brown v. Board of Education and the Interest-Divergence Dilemma” (2004)

Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, “Presidential Address: The Long Civil Rights Movement and the Political Uses of the Past” (2005)

Kenneth Minkema and Harry Stout, “The Edwardsean Tradition and the Antislavery Debate, 1740–1865” (2005)

Kate Masur, ““A Rare Phenomenon of Phiological Vegetation”: The Word “Contraband” and the Meanings of Emancipation in the United States” (2007)

Mark M. Smith, “Getting in Touch with Slavery and Freedom” (2008)

Dorothy Ross, “Lincoln and the Ethics of Emancipation: Universalism, Nationalism, Exceptionalism” (2009)

Mark Neely, “Lincoln, Slavery, and the Nation” (2009)

Penial Joseph, “The Black Power Movement: A State of the Field” (2009)

Nicholas Guyatt, “America’s Conservatory: Race, Reconstruction, and the Santo Domingo Debate” (2011)

Patricia Bonomi, “  “Swarms of Negroes Comeing about My Door”: Black Christianity in Early Dutch and English North America” (2016)

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