"Probably one of the best comprehensive sources on the history, progress, and status of African Americans. This important work is a must for African Americans who want to find out the core of Black America."
-- The Monroe ( LA) Free Press (12/23/95)
"...this weighty resource offers a wealth of information related to the African American experience."
-- Library Journal(January 2000)
"A standard reference source for decades, this is the place to find information about the history and culture of African Americans, as well as speeches, documents, an numerous illustrations."
-- RBB/Booklist (02/15/99)
"This is the place to find information about the history and culture of African Americans, as well as speeches, documents , and numerous illustrations."
-- RBB/Booklist's Black History Issue (02/15/99)
"Another useful volume from Gale Research. Provides a wealth of information on all aspects of African-American life in the United States. An essential resource for any individual concerned with African-American studies."
-- The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (Autumn 1995)