Core List of AFAS Journals

AFAS Core Journals and Magazines

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    1. Title:  Abafazi: &the Simmons College journal of women of African descent
      Publishing Body:    Simmons College
      Start Year:   1991
      ISSN:   1078-1323
    2. Title:   About…Time
      Publishing Body:   About…Time Magazine Inc.Start Year:   1972
      ISSN:   1060-3905
    3. Title:   African American Pulpit
      Publishing Body:   Judson Press
      Start Year:   1997
      ISSN:   1094-0111
    4. Title:   African American Review
      Publishing Body:   African American Review
      Start Year:   1967
      ISSN:   1062-4783
    5. Title:   African Americans on Wheels
      Publishing Body:   On Wheels, Inc.
      Start Year:   1995
      ISSN:   Not Supplied
    6. Title:   Afro-Americans in New York Life and History
      Publishing Body:   Afro-American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier
      Start Year:   1977
      ISSN:   0364-2437
    7. Title:   Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. Journal
      Publishing Body:   Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society
      Start Year:   1980-1992 (ceased); New Series 1994
      ISSN:   0272-1937
    8. Title:  Afro-Hispanic Review
      Publishing Body:   University of Missouri at Columbia, Romance Languages Department
      Start Year:   1982
      ISSN:   0278-8969
    9. Title:   American Legacy: celebrating African-American history and culture
      Publishing Body:   American Heritage
      Start Year:   1995 (irregular publication schedule)
      ISSN:   1086-7201
    10. Title:   American Visions: the magazine of Afro-American culture
      Publishing Body:   Heritage Information Publishers
      Start Year:   1986-2000 (suspended, Aug.)
      ISSN:   0884-9390
    11. Title:   Black Collegian: the career site for students of color
      Publishing Body:   Black Collegian
      Start Year:   1970
      ISSN:   0192-3757
    12. Title:   Black Enterprise
      Publishing Body:   Earl G. Graves Publishing Co., Inc.
      Start Year:   1970
      ISSN:   0006-4165
    13. Title:   Black History Bulletin (formerly Negro History Bulletin,0028-2529
      Publishing Body:   Association for the Study of African-American Life and History, Inc.Start Year:   1937-1987 (ceased); New Series 1994
      ISSN:   0028-2529
    14. Title:   Black Issues Book Review
      Publishing Body:   Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc.
      Start Year:   1999
      ISSN:   1522-0524
    15. Title:  Black Issues in Higher Education
      Publishing Body:   Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc.
      Start Year:   1984
      ISSN:   0742-0277
    16. Title:   Black Masks:   spotlight on Black art
      Publishing Body:   Black Masks
      Start Year:   1984
      ISSN:   0887-7580
    17. Title:   Black Music Research Journal
      Publishing Body:   Center for Black Music Research
      Start Year:   1980
      ISSN:   0276-3605
    18. Title:   Black Renaissance
      Publishing Body:   New York University, African Studies Program
      Start Year:   1996
      ISSN:   1089-3148
    19. Title:  Black Scholar: journal of Black studies and research
      Publishing Body:  Black World Foundation
      Start Year:  1969
      ISSN:  0006-4246
    20. Title:   Blackgirl MagazinePublishing Body:   Blackgirl Magazine
      Start Year:   2002
      ISSN:   Not Supplied
    21. Title:   Callaloo: journal of African-American and African arts and letters
      Publishing Body:   Johns Hopkins University Press, Journals Publishing Division
      Start Year:   1976
      ISSN:   0161-2492
    22. Title:   Challenge (Atlanta): a journal of research on African American men
      Publishing Body:   Morehouse Research Institute
      Start Year:   1990
      ISSN:   1077-193X
    23. Title:   C L A Journal
      Publishing Body:   College Language Association
      Start Year:   1957
      ISSN:   0007-8549
    24. Title:   The Crisis
      Publishing Body:   Crisis Publishing Co.
      Start Year:   1910
      ISSN:   0011-1422
    25. Title:   Drumvoices Revue: a confluence of literary, cultural and vision arts
      Publishing Body:   Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, English Department
      Start Year:   1992
      ISSN:   1080-0522
      Price:   USD 10
    26. Title:  Ebony Publishing Body:   Johnson Publishing Co., Inc.
      Start Year:   1945
      ISSN:   0012-9011
    27. Title:   Emerge: Black America’s newsmagazine
      Publishing Body:   Emerge Communications, Inc.
      Start Year:   1989-2000 (ceased)
      ISSN:   0899-1154
    28. Title:   Essence (New York): the magazine for today’s black woman
      Publishing Body:   Essence Communications Inc.
      Start Year:   1970
      ISSN:   0014-0880
    29. Title:   Ethnic and Racial StudiesPublishing Body:   Routledge (UK)
      Start Year:   1978
      ISSN:   0141-9870
    30. Title:   Griot
      Publishing Body:   Southern Conference on African-American Studies, Inc.
      Start Year:   1981
      ISSN:   0737-0873
    31. Title:   Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy
      Publishing Body:   Harvard University
      Start Year:   1989
      ISSN:   1081-0463URL:
    32. Title:   HealthQuest: total wellness for body, mind and spirit
      Publishing Body:   Levas, Inc.
      Start Year:   1993
      ISSN:   1077-5668
    33. Title:   Heart & Soul
      Publishing Body:   Vanguarde Media, Inc
      Start Year:   1993-2003 (ceased)ISSN:   1092-1974
    34. Title:   Howard Journal of Communications
      Publishing Body:   Taylor & Francis Inc
      Start Year:   1988ISSN:   1064-6175
    35. Title:   International Review of African American Art:   an international publication
      Publishing Body:   International Review of African American Art
      Start Year:   1976
      ISSN:   1045-0920


    1. Title:  Jet
      Publishing Body:   Johnson Publishing Co., Inc.Start Year:   1951

      ISSN:   0021-5996

    2. Title:   Journal of African American History
      Formerly (until Jun. 2001):   Journal of Negro History
      Publishing Body:   Association for the Study of African-American Life and History, Inc.
      Start Year:   1916-1982 (ceased); resumed 1983
      ISSN:   0022-2992
    3. Title:   Journal of African American Men: a publication of the National Council of African American MenPublishing Body:   Transaction PublishersStart Year:   1993
      ISSN:   1081-1753
    4. Title:   Journal of Black Psychology
      Publishing Body:   Sage Publications, Inc.
      Start Year:   1974
      ISSN:   0095-7984


  1. Title:   Journal of Black Studies
    Publishing Body:   Sage Publications, Inc.Start Year:   1970
    ISSN:   0021-9347
  2. Title:   Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    Publishing Body:   The CH II Foundation, Inc.
    Start Year:   1993
    ISSN:   1077-3711
  3. Title:   Journal of Health Care for the Poor and UnderservedPublishing Body:   Sage Publications, Inc.
    Start Year:   1990
    ISSN:   1049-2089
  4. Title:   Journal of Multicultural Counseling and DevelopmentPublishing Body:   American Counseling Association
    Start Year:   1972
    ISSN:   0883-8534
  5. Title:   Journal of Negro Education: a Howard University quarterly review of issues incident to the education of black people
    Publishing Body:   Howard University Press, Marketing Department
    Start Year:   1932
    ISSN:   0022-2984
  6. Title: Journal of Pan African Studies (JPAS)
    Publishing Body: Amen-Ra Theological Seminary Press and Amen-Ra Community Assembly of California
    Start Year: 1987
    ISSN: 0022-2984 (Print: 1987-1988); 1942-6569 (Online: 2006-present)
  7. Title:   Journal of Religious Thought
    Publishing Body:   Howard University, School of Divinity
    Start Year:   1943
    ISSN:   0022-4235
  8. Title:   Literary Griot: International Journal of Black Expressive Culture
    Publishing Body:   Literary Griot
    Start Year:   1989
    ISSN:   1053-9344
  9. Title:   Living Blues:   the magazine of the African American blues tradition
    Publishing Body:   University of Mississippi, Center for the Study of Southern Culture
    Start Year:   1970
    ISSN:   0024-5232
  10. Title:  Messenger Magazine (formerly African American Magazine, ISBN 1521-8473)
    Publishing Body:   Topaz Marketing & DistributingStart Year:   1998
    ISSN:   1536-3600
  11. Title:   Mosaic Literary Magazine
    Publishing Body:   Mosaic Literary Magazine
    Start Year:   1998
    ISSN:   1531-0388
  12. Title: National Black Law Journal (formerly (until 1987): Black Law Journal (United States) (0045-2181)
    Publishing Body:   Columbia University, Columbia Law School
    Start Year:   1971
    ISSN:   0896-0194
  13. Title:   Negro Educational Review: a forum for discussion of Afro-American issuesPublishing Body:   Negro Educational Review, Inc.
    Country:   United StatesStart Year:   1950
    ISSN:   0548-1457
  14. Title:   The Network Journal: Black professional and small business magazine
    Publishing Body:   Network Journal
    Start Year:   1993
    ISSN:   1094-1908
  15. Title:  Obsidian III:   Literature in the African Diaspora; Former titles (until 1999):   Obsidian 2:   Black Literature in Review (United States) (0888-4412); (until 1982):   Obsidian:   Black Literature in Review (United States) (0360-6724)
    Publishing Body:   North Carolina State University, English Department
    Start Year:   1975
    ISSN:   1542-1619
  16. Title:  Q B R:   The Black Book Review:   our lives, our words, our storiesPublishing Body:   Quarterly Black Review of Books
    Start Year:   1993
    ISSN:   1087-7088
  17. Title:   TheReview of Black Political EconomyPublishing Body:   Transaction Publishers
    Start Year:   1970
    ISSN:   0034-6446
  18. Title:   Right On!
    Publishing Body:   Dorchester Media
    Start Year:   1971
    ISSN:   0048-8305
  19. Title:   Sister 2 Sister: giving it to ya’ straight, no chaser!
    Publishing Body:   Sister 2 Sister, Inc.
    Start Year:   1988
    ISSN:   1071-5053
  20. Title:   Slavery and Abolition:  journal of slave and post-slave studies
    Publishing Body:   Frank Cass Publishers
    Start Year:   1980
    ISSN:   0144-039X
  21. Title:   Souls:   a critical journal of Black politics, culture, and society
    Publishing Body:   Taylor & Francis Inc
    Start Year:   1999
    ISSN:   1099-9949
  22. Title:   The Source (New York, 1988):   the magazine of hip-hop music, culture & politics
    Publishing Body:   Source Publications
    Start Year:   1988
    ISSN:   1063-2085
  23. Title:   Transition:   an international review; Former titles (until 1977):   Ch’indaba (United States) (0564-108X); (until no.50, 1975):   Transition
    Publishing Body:   Soft Skull Press
    Start Year:   1961-1968 (ceased); New Series 1971-1977 (ceased); New Series 1991 (vol.1, no.51)
    ISSN:   0041-1191
    URL: (archive only)
  24. Title:   Trotter Review
    Publishing Body:   William Monroe Trotter Institute
    Start Year:   1987
    ISSN:   1070-695X
  25. Title:  Upscale: the magazine for the success-oriented
    Publishing Body:   Upscale Communications, Inc.
    Start Year:   1989
    ISSN:   1047-2592
  26. Title:   Vibe
    Publishing Body:   Vibe – Spin Ventures
    Start Year:   1993
    ISSN:   1070-4701
  27. Title:   Vital Issues: he journal of African American speeches; Journal of African American Speeches
    Publishing Body:   Bethune – Dubois Publications
    Start Year:   1950-1984 (ceased); New Series 1991
    ISSN:   1056-6368
  28. Title:   The Western Journal of Black Studies
    Publishing Body:   Washington State University Press
    Start Year:   1977ISSN:   0197-4327