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African-American Perspectives

Children's Books

Dance in Video - Lesley Database

Dance in Video Database contains hundreds of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century.  Watch dance forms such as the Jitterbug and dances by African American choreographers such as Katherine Dunham, Alvin Ailey and Bill T. Jones.  


   "Call of the Jitterbug"

We are a Dancing People

Article on African American dance culture from Chicken Bones, an African American literary and artistic journal.

August Wilson Playwright

August Wilson

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