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.
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)