Elsa Barkley Brown is the author of pivotal articles in African American, cultural, urban, and southern women's history. An expert on the history of the black community of Richmond, Virginia, she is the coeditor of Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia and Major Problems in African-American History. Her current research and teaching interests include cultural history and the arts and the documentary history of women in the Civil Rights movement.
African American political culture with an emphasis on gender. US History, African-American History, African-American Women's History