John H. Bracey Jr.

John H. Bracey Jr.

John H. Bracey Jr. has taught in the W. E. B. Du Bois Afro-American Studies Department of the University of Massachusetts Amherst since 1972. He is coeditor of Afro-American Women and the Vote 1837-1965 (1997); Strangers and Neighbors: Relations Between Blacks and Jews in the United States (1999); and African American Mosaic (2004). He also was coeditor of the microfilm edition of the Papers of the NAACP. His current research projects include the NAACP and organized labor, and the politics of the Black Arts Movement. His current teaching efforts consider the intersections and interactions between (traditionally defined) Native Americans and African Americans as well as between Afro-Latinos and African Americans.

Lectures

  • Black-Jewish Cooperation during the Civil Rights Era: Challenges to Minority Group Leadership
  • Blacks and Jews in U.S. History: Strangers and Neighbors
  • My Encounters with Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.: An Historian's Perspective
  • Teaching the Intersections: African Americans, Afro-Latinos, and Native Americans
  • The Contrasting Leadership Styles of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
  • The NAACP and Organized Labor, 1909-1965: Conflicts and Convergences
  • The NAACP in African American History: Myths and Realities