Black Athena: An Interview with Martin G. Bernal Norm R. Allen Jr. From: Volume 10, No. 2 Spring 1990 ShareTweet Norm R. Allen Jr. Norm Allen is a lecturer and freelance writer. In 1984, he and his brother, Jay Allen, formed the Eagle Publishing Company, which disseminates art and literature by and for black people. See more articles This article is available to subscribers only. Subscribe now or log in to read this article.