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Jane M. Gaines is the Director of the Program in Film and Video and a professor in the Graduate Program in Literature as well as the Department of English at Duke University. She is the author of Contested Culture: The Image, the Voice, and the Law and coeditor of Collecting Visible Evidence.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: African Americans in motion pictures, Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951 Criticism and interpretation, Racially mixed people United States, African Americans Color Social aspects