The Black Comparative Experience in Massachusetts (December 2015)

The Boston Foundation 2014 Annual Report
"Corridor of Promise: This is How We Build Vibrant Places"

Recent Issues of Trotter Review

Trotter Review Vol. 22 (2014): "Appreciating Difference"

Trotter Review Vol. 21 (2013): "Reclaiming Humanity in and out of the Cell"

Trotter Review Vol. 20 (2012): "Gaining Political Ground in the Twenty-First Century"

Trotter Review Vol. 19 (2010): "Where is Home? Immigrants of Color in Massachusetts"

Trotter Review Vol. 18 (2009): "Niagara, NAACP, and Now" commemorates the 100th anniversary of the NAACP, exploring the seminal events that led to its founding, major reverberations the civil rights organization caused throughout the ensuing century, and the implications for the 21st century.

Trotter Review Vol. 17 (2007): "Literacy, Expression and the Language of Resistance" combines new work as well as some of the best essays that scholars and historians have published as monographs over the years under the auspices of the Trotter Institute. 

Trotter Review Vol. 16 (2004): "Homosexuality and the Black Community" investigates a timely and controversial question, black gays in the black gaze. 

Additional issues of the Trotter Review are available on ScholarWorks, a service of the University of Massachusetts libraries. 


Many Trotter Institute publications are available for purchase and on ScholarWorks.

"Black Churches and Neighborhood Empowerment in Boston, Massachusetts 1960s and 1970s"
James Jennings, PhD, 28pp, 2012
Available for purchase through the institute

State of Black Boston

In collaboration with the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts and the Boston chapter of the NAACP, the Trotter Institute prepared the State of Black Boston 2011 report.

"The Race Gap: Education of Black Youth in Boston"
Alix Cantave, PhD, Cheryl Holmes, PhD, Barbara Lewis, PhD, 32pp, 2007.
Available for purchase and on ScholarWorks

"Crime in the African-American Neighborhood"
Alix Cantave, PhD, 22 pp., 2007
Available for purchase and on ScholarWorks

"Black Opinion in Early African American Newspapers in Boston"
Kenneth J. Cooper, 2007
The PDF is available here

"Housing Affordability for Households of Color in Massachusetts"
Michael E. Stone, 2006
Available on ScholarWorks

"Transformation and Taking Stock: A Summary of Selected Findings by Race from the University of Massachusetts Poll"
Carol Hardy-Fanta and Paul Watanabe, 61 pp., 2006
Available on ScholarWorks


Eagle Forward / Eagle's Flight
Archives of the newspaper of the 24th Infantry Regiment, during its time in the Korean War. The Fighting 24th was one the US Army's last segregated units. 

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