Richard A. Long is Atticus Good Chair at Emory University and founder of the Center for African and African-American Studies at Atlanta University. His most recent book is The Black Tradition in American Dance (1989).
Eugenia W. Collier is Professor of English and Chair of the Department of Languages, Literature, and Journalism at Coppin State College and winner of the 1969 Gwendolyn Brooks Award for Fiction. She is the author of Breeder and Other Stories (1994).