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Southern Workman.

John David Smith.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 980 words.

The monthly illustrated magazine the Southern Workman—titled the Southern Workman and Hampton School Record from July 1885 to January 1900—was inextricably connected with the history and...

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Encyclopedia of the Negro.

Carolyn Wedin.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 755 words.

The development of an encyclopedia of blacks in the United States and perhaps the world was a long-term dream of W. E. B. Du Bois and others. In the 1930s it looked like it might become...

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Redding, J. Saunders

Gary Ashwill.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 771 words.

Taught by Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson at his Wilmington, Delaware, high school, J. Saunders Redding earned an advanced degree in English at Brown University (1932) and was a professor at...

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Woodson, Carter G.

Thomas E. Carney.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1331 words.

historian and author. Carter Godwin Woodson was born in New Canton, Buckingham County, Virginia, the son of the former slaves James Woodson and Eliza Riddle Woodson. He had little formal...

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Hopkins, Pauline Elizabeth

Alice Knox Eaton.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1213 words.

novelist, journalist, and editor, was born in Portland, Maine, the daughter of Northrup Hopkins and Sarah Allen. She grew up in Boston and graduated from Girls High School. At age...

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Journal of Negro History.

John Saillant.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1449 words.

The first number of the Journal of Negro History, edited by Carter G. Woodson, was dated 1 January 1916. It began as the academic quarterly of the Association for the Study of Negro Life...

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Black Studies

Claudine Michel.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2799 words.

Black studies and its variants, African American studies, Afro-American studies, African and African American studies, Africana studies, Pan- African studies, diaspora studies, or the...

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Hughes, Langston Mercer (1902 - 1967), Poet

Amritjit Singh.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2556 words.

poet, novelist, short-story writer, essayist, playwright, journalist, columnist, and cultural leader. James Mercer Langston Hughes was the preeminent African American poet of the...

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Harlem Renaissance: The Vogue of the New Negro

David Levering Lewis.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 7582 words.

The Harlem Renaissance was a somewhat forced phenomenon, a cultural nationalism of the parlor, institutionally encouraged and directed by leaders of the national civil rights...

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