The Western Journal of Black Studies

Volume 16, Issue 1


Section I: Black Literature

Claude McKay: Black Protest in Western Traditional Form
Clenora Hudson-Weems

Organization as Liberation in Toni Cade Bambara's The Salt Eaters
Doreatha D. Mbalia

Richard Wright: Climate of Fear and Violence
Obioma Nnaemeka

Mothers and Sons: Androgynous Relationships in Afro-West Indian
and Afro-American Novels of Youth

Geta LeSeur


Section II: African American Art

William Tolliver


Section III: Studies of African Americans' Musical History

J. A. (Billboard) Jackson and the News:
Pioneer in Black Musical Entertainment and Journalism

Charles Stevens

The Philadelphia Tribune and Black Music and
Musicians in Philadelphia, 1912–1932

Frederick J. Taylor


Section IV: Black Authors and Non-Traditional Themes:
A Historical Perspective

Blacks Authoring Non-Fiction Books and Non-Racial Themes:
A Historical Perspective

Robert Fikes, Jr.


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