Journal Information

  • Keywords: African Americans, African Studies, Arts & Culture, Black Nationalism, Gender Studies, Literary Studies, Politics, Race & Ethnicity, Popular Culture, Social Justice


Transition is a unique forum for the freshest, most compelling ideas from and about the black world. Since its founding in Uganda in 1961, the magazine has kept apace of the rapid transformation of the African Diaspora and has remained a leading forum of intellectual debate.

Transition is a publication of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.