Journal Information

  • Keywords: African Americans, African Studies, Black Communities, Civil Rights, Gender Studies, Hip Hop Culture, Masculinity, Race & Ethnicity, Slavery, Social Justice


Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men is a multidisciplinary research journal whose articles focus on issues related to aspects of Black men’s experiences, including such topics as gender, masculinities, and race/ethnicity. Spectrum examines the social, political, economic, and historical factors that influence the life chances and experiences of African-descended males using disciplinary and interdisciplinary theoretical perspectives, empirical methods, theoretical analysis, and literary criticism.