Carter G. Woodson
1916~1950

Rayford W. Logan
1950~1951

William M. Brewer
1952~1970

W. Augustus Low
1970~1974

Lorraine A. Williams
1974~1976

Alton Hornsby, Jr.
1976~2001
Sponsored by Morehouse
College

V.P. Franklin
(First Editor of the Journal of African American History)
2002~Present