Sylviane A. Diouf

Sylviane A. Diouf is a curator and the director of the Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library. She is the author of Slavery’s Exiles, Servants of Allah, and Dreams of Africa in Alabama, which received the Wesley-Logan Prize from the American Historical Association and the Sulzby Award from the Alabama Historical Association, and the co-editor (with Komozi Woodard) of Black Power 50 (The New Press). Diouf is a recipient of the Rosa Parks Award, the Dr. Betty Shabazz Achievement Award, and the Pen and Brush Achievement Award. She lives in New York.

News and Reviews

The New York Times

The New York Times calls Black Power 50 "a wide-ranging look in text and images at the movement’s political and cultural manifestations" in their "10 New Books We Recommend This Week" feature

Kirkus Reviews

Kirkus calls Black Power 50 "an educational, eye-opening experience."

The New York Times

In his review of the book Rembert Browne says "Black Power 50 serves as an excellent textbook, one that not only covers all the bases but also dives into aspects of the movement that have received scarce attention."

Kirkus Reviews

Kirkus calls Black Power 50 "an educational, eye-opening experience"

Books by Sylviane A. Diouf

Black Power 50

Sylviane A. Diouf, Komozi Woodard