Robin D. G. Kelley is Professor of History and Africana Studies at New York University. He is the author of Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression, which received the Eliot Rudwick Prize of the Organization of American Historians, and Yo Mama's DisFunktional!: Fighting the Culture Wars in Urban America. He lives in New York City Earl Lewis is vice provost and dean of the graduate school and professor of history and Afroamerican studies at the University of Michigan. He served as director of the university's Center for Afroamerican and African Studies from 1990 to 1993 and has been Dean since 1998. Professor Lewis is the author of In Their Own Interests: Race, Class, and Power in Twentieth-Century Norfolk and co-author of Blacks in the Industrial Age: A Documentary History. He lives in Ann ArborTo Make Our World Anew: A History of African Americans, F 1st Printing was published 2000 under ISBN 9780195139457 and ISBN 0195139453.