Welcome to the Africana Studies research guide. Here you will find information about finding databases, books and reference materials, and course guides related to the study of African and African American history, religion, and economics.
You may also want to reference the Sociology research guide for additional information.
Commonly used resources:
Black Life in AmericaThis link opens in a new windowAccess to series 3 of this collection from Newsbank, which documents the experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media.
Black Women WritersThis link opens in a new windowA collection of fiction, poetry, and essays by women from Africa and the African Diaspora on three continents and in 20 countries, providing a view of black womens struggles through time. The database currently features over 50,000 pages of poetry and prose..
Coverage includes: Atlanta Daily World (1931-2010), Baltimore Afro-American (1893-2010), Chicago Defender (1910-2010), Cleveland Call and Post (1934-2010), Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2010), Michigan Chronicle (1936-2010), New York Amsterdam News (1922-2010), Norfolk Journal and Guide (1916-2010), Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2010), and Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2010).
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