Forthcoming in 2017 will be two new books of poems by Jim Daniels. Rowing Inland, from Wayne State University Press, will be released in the spring. Street Calligraphy, from Steel Toe Books, will be published in the fall.
Our Fall 2016 newsletter is now available. Read about the latest developments since the June conference, including reports from officers and centers as well as book reviews.
Alan Derickson has published new research examining how dangerous working conditions impacted the post emancipation black working class. The article, “‘Gateway to Hell’: African American Coking Workers, Racial Discrimination, and the Struggle against Occupational Cancer,” appears in the Winter-Spring 2016 Journal of African American History.