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Editors' Choice

The following articles, selected by Britannica's editors, show the breadth and depth of coverage in this Guide to Black History.

"African American Literature" by William L. Andrews

"Muhammad Ali" by Thomas Hauser

"Ebonics" by Salikoko S. Mufwene

"Jazz" by Gunther Schuller

"Motown" by Gerald Early

"Negro League" by Robert W. Peterson

"Race" by Audrey Smedley

"Slave Narrative" by William L. Andrews