Kevin K. Gaines (NHC Fellow, 1996–97)

Project Title

African American Expatriates in Nkrumah's Ghana, 1957-1966

Princeton University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1996–97

Kevin K. Gaines finished "Rethinking Race and Class in African American Struggles for Equality" (American Historical Review, April 1997) as well as several contributions to edited volumes: "From Black Power to Civil Rights: African American Expatriates in Nkrumah's Ghana" for Cold War Constructions: The Political Culture of U.S. Imperialism, edited by Chris Appy (University of Massachusetts Press, 1998); "The Cold War and the African American Expatriate Community in Nkrumah's Ghana" for Universities and Empire: The Politics of Intellectual Life, edited by Chris Simpson (The New Press, 1998); "Duke Ellington's 'Black, Brown, and Beige,' and the Cultural Politics of Race during World War II" for Music and the Racial Imagination, edited by Ronald Radano and Phil Bohlman (University of Chicago Press, 1998); and "Reflections on Jazz and Black Diaspora Musics in the Post World War Era" for Political Phenomenologies, edited by Laura Doyle.