Ira Aldridge The African Roscius

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Bernth Lindfors | Publisher : University Rochester Press

ISBN 10 : 1580462588
ISBN 13 : 9781580462587

Diverse essays on the life and career of one of the greatest tragic actors of the nineteenth century...

The Crisis

Pub Date : 1955-04 | Author : | Publisher :

ISBN 10 :
ISBN 13 :

The Crisis, founded by W.E.B. Du Bois as the official publication of the NAACP, is a journal of civil rights, history, politics, and culture and seeks to educate and challenge its ..

Stories Of Freedom In Black New York

Pub Date : 2009-06-30 | Author : Shane WHITE | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674045149
ISBN 13 : 0674045149

"Stories of Freedom in Black New York" recreates the experience of black New Yorkers as they moved from slavery to freedom. In the early decades of the nineteenth century, New York..

Ira Aldridge

Pub Date : 2013-12-15 | Author : Bernth Lindfors | Publisher : Boydell & Brewer

ISBN 10 : 9781580464727
ISBN 13 : 1580464726

This book describes the "glory years" of Ira Aldridge's first Continental tour, during which he won more awards and honors, often conferred by royalty, than any other actor of his ..

Becoming African In America

Pub Date : 2007-09-27 | Author : James Sidbury | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199886418
ISBN 13 : 0199886415

The first slaves imported to America did not see themselves as "African" but rather as Temne, Igbo, or Yoruban. In Becoming African in America, James Sidbury reveals how an African..

A Documentary History Of The African Theatre

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : George Thompson | Publisher : Northwestern University Press

ISBN 10 : 0810114615
ISBN 13 : 9780810114616

A history of the African Theatre, the first all-black theatre company in the United States. Founded in 1821 in New York by William Alexander Brown, the African Theatre was created ..