Andrew Baskin is an Associate Professor of General and African and African American Studies at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky. He is the editor of The Griot: The Journal of African American Studies, the official journal of the Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc.
Jessie Redmon Fauset, known as the “Midwife of the Harlem Renaissance,” was born in Fredericksville, Camden County, New Jersey on April 27, 1882 to Redmon and Annie Seamon Fauset. She was the seventh addition to an already large family. At a very early age Fauset … Read MoreJessie R. Fauset (1882-1961)