Welcome to the updated Oxford African American Studies Center. This January 2020, we relaunched AASC with a redesigned website, enhanced search and browse, and much more.
With this update we note the addition of 33 new articles:
African American National Biography
The AANB has been updated with 9 new biographies:
Dictionary of African Biography
The DAB has been updated with 11 new biographies:
Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography
The DCALAB has been updated with 11 new biographies:
New Thematic Spotlight Articles
LGBTQ Community (Dagmawi Woubshet, Editor)
New York City (Carla L. Peterson, Editor)
Catch up with AASC:
Dispatches from the Editor in Chief: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discusses the recent television show Watchmen and what its alternate history of America tells us about our obligation to the past.
Guest Editorial by Carla L. Peterson: "Black Modernity in Antebellum New York: A Cultural History"
Photo Essay: African Americans in San Francisco and Oakland, by Michael Cheers