Legacy: Treasures of Black History
Table of Contents


Edited by Thomas C. Battle and Donna M. Wells


Forward by John Hope Franklin


Afterword by Charles R. Blockson

Chapter 1. African Exploration and Trade, 1434-1800
The African Diaspora: Reexamining the Sources
by Joseph Harris

The Image of Africa in the Age of Exploration
by Allison Blakely  

Chapter 2. The Transatlantic Slave Trade, 1450-1860s
The Transatlantic Slave System
by Greg E. Carr

Becoming African American
by De Witt S. Dykes, Jr

Chapter 3. The Experience of Enslavement, 1619-1865
Slavery and the Americas
by Thomas C. Battle

Enslaved Children in the United States
by Wilma King  

Chapter 4. Antebellum, 1786-1861
Africans in America: The Antebellum Years
by Debra Newman Ham

The Black Press in Antebellum America
by Clint C. Wilson II  

Chapter 5. Runaways, Rebellions, and Abolitionism, 1700-1865
Pathway to Freedom: The Underground Railroad
by Spencer R. Crew

The Church’s Role in 19th-Century Abolition
by Ida E. Jones  

Chapter 6. The Civil War, 1861-1865
The Era of the Civil War
by Edna Medford

Soldiers and Sailors of the Union
by Joseph P. Reidy

Chapter 7. Post-Civil War, 1865-1878 
The Quest for Freedom and Reconciliation
by Arnold H. Taylor

Howard University, 1867-1910
by Clifford L. Muse, Jr.

Chapter 8. Life and War Under Jim Crow, 1890-1945
The American Negro Military Experience
by William F. Holton

The Moens Affair:   Washington Between the Wars
by Donna M. Wells

Chapter 9. The New Negro, 1920-1939
The Great Migration
by Emory Joel Tolbert  

Alain Locke
by Jeffrey C. Stewart

Chapter 10.  Civil Rights, 1941-1968 
Political Philosophy of the Civil Rights Movement
by James Turner

The Black Panthers
by W. Paul Coates

Chapter 11. The Black Arts Movement, 1960s-1970s
Howard University and the Black Arts Movement
by Sandra G. Shannon  

The Space in Between: Research and Advocacy
by Deborah Willis  

Chapter 12. Leadership, 1970s-
Challenges of Black
Leadership in the 21st Century

by Ronald Walters  

The Field of Black Studies
by Deidre Hill Butler

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