Academic Historian

Andrew Lewis Baskin is a Professor Emeritus of African and African American Studies and General Studies at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky. He was the editor of The Griot: The Journal of African American Studies, the publication of the Southern Conference on African American Studies, for 32 years.

Adrienne Kennedy (1931- )

Adrienne Kennedy has earned a place as one of contemporary America’s most renowned and admired African American authors, lecturers, and playwrights. Kennedy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on September 13, 1931 to Cornell Wallace and Etta (Haugabook) Hawkins. Kennedy spent her childhood in Cleveland, Ohio, … Read MoreAdrienne Kennedy (1931- )