Journal Editorial Board

AAHGS editorial board is composed of national leaders and experts in the field of African American history and genealogy. Our editorial board members provide various functions, including representation of the Journal and outreach to the community of readers and authors served by the journal.  Like all AAHGS Executive Board members, our editorial board members and staff are committed to promoting and sustaining our Journal as premier quality publication that serious family researchers and scholars use as a main reference and place to publish their most important works.

Editorial Board Membership

Karim Aldridge-Rand, MLS
Robert A. Bellinger, PhD
Elaine Edwards, PhD
Pamela Foster, MSJ, PhD Candidate
Natonne Elaine Kemp, Esq.
LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG®, CGL(SM), FASG
Renate Sanders
Francine Taylor, MSLS
Audrey Whittaker

Editorial Staff

Paula Whatley Matabane, PhD, Director of Publications
Guy Weston, MA  Journal Editor
William Durant, MA