From the Editor

This special edition of 1619: Journal of African American Studies is published during an unprecedented time in which the twin forces of a novel viral pandemic, COVID 19, and the perpetual and historical pandemic of violent over-policing of African American individuals and communities unexpectedly and suddenly intersected during the spring and summer of 2020. 

While he COVID 19 pandemic removed the scales from the eyes of the majority of White Americans that blinded...

Editor in Chief

Dr. Walton Brown-Foster


Editorial Board

Dr. Felton O. Best (CCSU)

Dr. Benjamin Foster, Jr. (CCSU)

Dr. Jane Gates (CSCU)