American Society of African Culture

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The American Society of African Culture (AMSAC) is an organization of African-American writers, artists, and scholars.[1] The society was founded as a result of the Congress of Negro Writers and Artists in 1956.[2] AMSAC sponsored a two-day festival in Lagos, Nigeria in 1962.[3]


  1. ^ Adelaide Cromwell Hill; Martin Kilson (1969). Apropos of Africa: Sentiments of Negro American Leaders on Africa from the 1800s to the 1950s. London: Routledge. p. 216. ISBN 0-7146-1757-1. 
  2. ^ Martin Minogue; Judith Molloy (1974). African Aims & Attitudes: Selected Documents. CUP Archive. p. 234. ISBN 0-521-20426-7. 
  3. ^ "African-American Cultural Exchange". Ebony (Johnson Publishing Company) 17 (5): 87. March 1962.