The Black History Bulletin is dedicated to enhancing teaching and learning in the areas of history.  Its aim is to publish, generate, and disseminate peer-reviewed information about African Americans in U. S. history, the African Diaspora generally, and the peoples of Africa.   Its purpose is to inform the knowledge base for the professional praxis of secondary educators through articles that are grounded in theory, yet supported by practice.  The Black History Bulletin welcomes articles on all aspects of Black history, especially those written with a focus on:

(1) middle school U.S. history; (2) high school U.S. history; (3) teacher preparation U.S. history methods.

The Black History Bulletin also welcomes inquiries from middle and high schools about featuring photographs of their teachers and students.  Unsolicited manuscripts will not be returned unless accompanied by a properly self-addressed return envelope with postage.  Below are the mailing address for manuscripts and contact information for the editors. Download the author guidelines and lesson plan templates by clicking here.

Call for Papers

The Black History Bulletin welcomes articles written with a focus on: (1) middle school U.S. History; (2) high school U.S. History; (3) teacher preparation social sti\udies methods. Tangible works to be included in the Bulletin are items such as lesson plans and pullouts, ranging from teacher “how-to” to biographical and/or informational pieces about African Americans for students to read.  These materials will be used to supplement teachers’ lesson plans and textbooks.  Teachers will be exposed to the hidden gems of information about African Americans that were omitted from their textbooks in their own secondary and postsecondary teacher preparation programs. Articles should be no more than seven (7) typed, double-spaced pages, including endnotes.  Please use The Chicago Manual of Style for citations. Submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed.  Your cover letter should include the title of your manuscript, your name, postal address, e-mail address, phone number, and fax number.  Your manuscript should begin with the title of your manuscript and should not include your name. Please direct inquiries to the editors.  E-mail your manuscript (Microsoft Word) to the editors.  Include the subject line, “Black History Bulletin” for reference. Author Guidelines and Lesson Plan Template 

Publication Schedule

Volume (Year)
Issues
Special Notes
79 (2016) 1 – Youth Empowerment Hope/Action/Freedom
2 – The Crisis in Black Education
#1 – Available
#2 – Available
78 (2015) 1 – Social Justice Evolution or Revolution
2 – Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories
#1 – Available
#2 – Available
77 (2014) 1 – The Impact of Media on Scholarly Identity Development
2 – Century of Black Life, History, and Culture
#1 – Available
#2 – Available
76 (2013) 1 – Framing Technology 2 – Civil Rights in America #1 – Available
#2 – Available
75 (2012) 1 – Taking a Look Back to Broaden the Lens of Literacy
2 – The 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
#1 – Available
#2 – Available
74 (2011) 1 – The Influence of African Americans on Popular Culture
2 – Black Women in American Culture and History
#1 – Available
#2 – Available
73 (2010) 1 – Young, Gifted, and Black: Gifted Education in Today’s Schools
2 – African Americans and the Civil War
#1 – Available
#2 – Available
72 (2009) 1 – Globalization: World History and the Contributions of African Americans
2 – The History of Black Economic Empowerment
#1 – Available
#2 – Available
71 (2008) 1 – “Eradicating the Achievement Gap”
2 – “Quest for Black Citizenship in the Americas”
#1 – Available
#2 – Available
70 (2007) 1 – “Differentiating Instruction Voices of Special Education”
2 Carter G. Woodson and the History of Multiculturism
#1 – Available
#2 – Available
69 (2006) 1 – “Celebrating Community: Black Civic, Social, and Fraternal Organizations”
2 – “From Slavery to Freedom”
#1 – Available
#2 – Available
68 (2005) 1 2 – Special Issue on African American Art, Life, and History #1 – Special Issue on the Niagara Movement – Available #2 – Available (Publication is now published biannually, rather than quarterly)
67 (2004) 1-4 Combined in one magazine Special Issue on Brown v. BOE – Available
66 (2003) 65 (2002) 1-4 3-4 Combined in one magazine Special Issue on Lynching – Call for availability
65 (2002) 1-2 Combined in one magazine Carter G. Woodson on cover – Available
64 (2001) First issue of the Black History Bulletin – Available
63 (2000) 1-4 Combined in one magazine Last volume of the Negro History Bulletin –Unavailable
62 (1999) 61 (1998) 60 (1997) 1-4 1-4 1-3, 4 Out of Print – Unavailable
59 (1996) 1-3 Special Women’s Issue – Available