Black in the U.S.S.R.: Africans, African Americans, and the Soviet Society
Transitions, no. 100, pp. 56-75., February 2009
Maxim Matusevich, Ph.D.
Department of History
When African Americans traveled to the part of the planet formerly
known as the Soviet Union, they found many surprises. Maxim Matusevich
takes us on a walk down memory lane back to the time when Russians were
Soviets, and communism was cool.