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About the Journal

Editor's Notes

Guest Editor's Notes

Feature Articles

Modern Negro Art, Introduction to 1992 edition by David C. Driskell, Ph.D.

To Conserve a Legacy: American Art from the Howard University Collection, by Tritobia Hayes Benjamin, Ph.D.

Africans into Afro-Americans: The Merging of West African and European Cultures as Reflected in Early Afro-American Music, by Vada E. Butcher, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Catlett and the African American Diaspora, by Floyd Willis Coleman, Ph.D.

About Our Contributors

Howard Corner

Aphorisms for Music and the Visual Arts, by Russell L. Adams, Ph.D.

The Howard University Players, by Clifford L. Muse, Jr., Ph.D.

Enter the New Negro, by Alain Locke, Ph.D.

A Brief History of the Department of African Studies and Research at Howard University, by Robert J. Cummings, Ph.D.

Message from President H. Patrick Swygert to the Howard University Community, November 28, 2000

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright August Wilson, by Sandra Shannon, Ph.D.

Young Historians

"Blacks in the Arts" Word Puzzle, by Janet Sims-Wood, Ph.D.

Gwendolyn Brooks, 1917-2000, poem by Llewellyn Berry


In the Hollow of Your Hand: Slave Lullabies,  reviewed by Janet Sims-Wood, Ph.D.

Walls of Heritage/Walls of Pride: African American Murals, reviewed by Sarah Fauntroy


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