Journal of African American History

Founded in 1916 as The Journal of Negro History by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, The Journal of African American History (JAAH) is the leading scholarly publication in the field of African American history. Published by the University of Chicago Press on behalf of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH),  JAAH publishes original scholarly articles and book reviews on all aspects of the African American experience. JAAH embraces ASALH’s mission of promoting, researching, preserving, interpreting, and disseminating “information about Black life, history, and culture to the global community.” Numerous articles published in JAAH have been widely cited and circulated, won awards, and/or broadly reprinted. While each issue covers various dimensions of the African American historical experience, JAAH also publishes special issues, symposia, and roundtable forums on cutting edge themes and topics within the field.

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Bertis English, Editor

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