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A history of African American theatre

Hill, Errol

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A history of African-American artists : from 1792 to the present

Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988

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A power stronger than itself : the AACM and American experimental music

by Lewis, George

Tagged With: History Culture Pop-Culture Music Jazz 20th-Century

Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent

This collection contains more than 3000 slides, 500 photographs, 50 hours of sounds from forty-five different countries, as well as a large number of difficult to find texts that librarians, scholars, and other subject specialists have deemed important to these fields of study.

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African American Biographical Database

The African American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together in one resource the biographies of thousands of African Americans, many not to be found in any other reference source. These biographical sketches have been carefully assembled from biographical dictionaries and other sources. This extraordinary collection contains extended narratives of African American activists, business people, former slaves, performing artists, educators, lawyers, physicians, writers, church leaders, homemakers, religious workers, government workers, athletes, farmers, scientists, factory workers, and more--both the famous and the everyday person. Their stories are pivotal to an understanding of the Black American experience over the last two centuries.

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African American Cultural Center at Louisiana State University

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African American Newspapers: The 19th Century

Provides articles from the following journals: Freedom's Journal, The Colored American, The North Star, The National Era, Provincial Freeman, Frederick Douglass Paper and The Christian Recorder. Available through Accessible Archives, LSU Middleton Libraries

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African American Review

Call Number: PS153 .N5 N445 Indiana State University. Dept. of English

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African American Sheet Music

Include approximately 6,000 Music items by and relating to African Americans from 1820s to present.

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African American women playwrights : a research guide

by Gavin, Christy, 1952-

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African American women playwrights : a research guide

Gavin, Christy, 1952-

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African American Women's History - Black Women's History

Presents a history of African American Women under the following headings: general resources, 1492-1863 (Slavery), 1864-1899, 1900 – 1949, 1950-1999, organizations, African American Nurses, Black women writers, racial justice activists and African American women timeline.

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African American World | PBS

A guide to African American history and culture--from Sojourner Truth to Jacob Lawrence, discover the corage and talent that shaped the African American experience.

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African Americans in the media today : an encyclopedia

by Riley, Sam G.

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African and black diaspora

Electronic access only. Indiana State University. Dept. of English

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African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920

American Memory by Library of Congress

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Africanisms in American culture

Holloway, Joseph E.

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Alexander Street Press | Black Thought and Culture

The collection includes the words of Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois, Carter G. Woodson, Alain Locke, Paul Robeson, Booker T. Washington, Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, Sammy Davis, Jr., Ida B. Wells, Nikki Giovanni, Mary McLeod Bethune, Carl Rowan, Roy Wilkens, James Weldon Johnson, Audre Lorde, Thurgood Marshall, A. Philip Randolph, Constance Baker Motley, Walter F. White, Amiri Baraka, Ralph Ellison, Martin Luther King, Jr., Angela Davis, Jesse Jackson, Bobby Seale, Gwendolyn Brooks, Huey P. Newton, James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Randall Kennedy, Cornel West, Nelson George, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Bayard Rustin, and hundreds of other notable people.

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All about the beat : why hip-hop can't save Black America

by McWhorter, John H.

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All bound up together : the woman question in African American public culture, 1830-1900

Jones, Martha S.

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Aluka - Building a digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa

Browse by disciplines. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries

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American Black women in the arts and social sciences

Williams, Ora, 1926-

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American composer Zenobia Powell Perry : race and gender in the 20th century

Pool, Jeannie G.

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American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936 - 1940

American Memory, by Library of Congress

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American Memory from the Library of Congress - Home Page

Has a resource guide for African American History

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American Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology

by University of Virginia This web page provides samples of slave narratives with photographs drawn from The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1972-79.

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Amistad Research Center :: Where Heritage Meets Vision

The Amistad Research Center's ties to the American Missionary Association (AMA). It is dedicated to preserving America's ethnic heritage by providing a home to the manuscripts, photographs, oral histories, books, periodicals and works of art that contain the history of peoples, of nations, of beliefs and dreams, of a past worth sharing with the future.

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Antebellum slave narratives : cultural and political expressions of Africa

by Archer, Jermaine O. "Speaking Guinea and a mixture of everything else" : the slave narratives of Frederick Douglass revisited -- William Wells Brown : subtle whispers of slave culture, pan-Africanism, and insurgency -- "Moses is got de charm" : Harriet Tubman's mosaic persona -- Harriet Jacobs : a larger discussion of the John Kuner Parade and other cultural recollections -- Discourse on the slave narrative and a new interpretation of Black anti-slavery ideology.

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AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer: Black History Homepage

Six websites about African Americans created as models for integrating the World Wide Web and Videoconferencing into classroom learning.

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Atlanta Daily World

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Bayou State Periodical Index

Indexes almost 70 Louisiana periodicals

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Black American literature forum

Call Number: PS153 .N5 N445 Indiana State University. School of Education

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Black Drama

This edition of Black Drama contains approximately 1200 plays by 200 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries

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Black feminism in contemporary drama

Anderson, Lisa M., 1966-

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Black girlhood celebration : toward a hip-hop feminist pedagogy

by Brown, Ruth Nicole

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Black music research journal

Call Number: ML3556 .B53 Fisk University. Institute for Research in Black American Music

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Black Perspective in Music

Call Number: ML3556 .B6 Foundation for Research in the Afro-American Creative Arts.

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Black Scholar

Call Number: E185.5 .B575 Black World Foundation (U.S.)

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Black Short Fiction and Folklore from Africa and the African Diaspora

Black Short Fiction and Folklore from Africa and the African Diaspora is the most comprehensive collection yet created of stories from Africa and the African Diaspora. When complete, it will offer more than 8,000 short stories and folktales, ranging thematically from oral traditions that date back many hundreds of years to contemporary tales of modern life. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries

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Black Thought and Culture

Black Thought and Culture contains 1297 sources with 1100 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries

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BlackNews.com - Black News | African American News | Black America

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Blacks in American films and television : an encyclopedia

by Bogle, Donald

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California polyphony : ethnic voices, musical crossroads

by Yang, Mina

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Call & Post Newspapers of Ohio

Founded by Garrett Morgan and a group of pioneering Black businessmen, the newspaper has published every week since 1916 and in 1929 merged with the Cleveland Post. It is the only African-American owned, general circulation newspaper in Cleveland that conforms to the Ohio Revised Code’s definition of a newspaper of general circulation.

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Call Number: NX506 .A1 C34 Educational Foundation for Nuclear Science (Chicago, Ill.)

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Catalog of U.S. Government Publications

Use proper subject terms, such as "African", "African American", "Blacks" to run searches. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries and Internet.

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Contemporary African American female playwrights : an annotated bibliography

Williams, Dana A., 1972-

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Creating their own image : the history of African-American women artists

Farrington, Lisa E.

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Dictionary of American Negro biography

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

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Dissertation Abstracts

Contains citations to 1.2 million dissertations and masters theses. Coverage begins in 1861, with abstracts available since 1980, and thesis abstracts since 1988.

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Provides full text of more than 4,000 scholarly publications, including more than 3,100 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, it offers indexing and abstracts for all 7,962 journals in the collection. The database covers the social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, and more. Use proper subject terms to run searches. Availalbe through LSU Middleton Libraries

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Encyclopedia of Black studies

by Asante, Molefi K.

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Encyclopedia of hip hop literature

by Stanley, Tarshia L.

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Encyclopedia of rap and hip-hop culture

by Bynoe, Yvonne

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Federal Digital System (FDsys)

GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) is an advanced digital system that will enable GPO to manage Government information in a digital form.

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FinalCall.com News - Uncompromised National and World News and Perpectives

Founded in the 1930s as the Final Call to Islam, the newspaper evolved into Muhammad Speaks in the 1960s and boasted a circulation of 900,000 a week, with monthly circulation of 2.5 million. Today, the weekly Final Call Newspaper serves a readership of diverse economic and educational backgrounds, including circulation in North America, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean.

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GPO Access

Provides online access to the U.S. Government Printing Office.

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Harlem 1900-1940: an African-American community

An exhibition portfolio from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Includes Exhibition, Timeline, Recources, and a section for Teachers.

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Harlem Renaissance : art of Black America

Driskell, David C.

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Hazel Scott : the pioneering journey of a jazz pianist from Café Society to Hollywood to HUAC

by Chilton, Karen

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Hip-hop revolution in the flesh : power, knowledge, and pleasure in Lil' Kim's lyricism

by Thomas, Greg.

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Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the African American Registry is a link libraries should consider adding to their web pages. Including blogs, videos, text articles, links to other resources, the site translates into languages around the world (Google translations), family history, etc. I’ve included information below about the Registry. Benjamin Mchie is always interested in coming and speaking to library staff and they are especially interested in helping library staff and teachers use the site with students. They are receiving hits on the site from all over the world and I was especially interested in the quick ability to change the text on the site to other languages.

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Ideologies of marginality in Brazilian hip hop

by Pardue, Derek

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Images of the American Civil War

Available through LSU Middleton Libraries

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In Motion--The Afircan American Migration Experience

The African American Migration experience provides information on several aspects of migration as it relates to blacks. Coverage includes Transatlantic Slave Trade, domestic slave trade, Haitian Immigration, African Immigration, Caribbean Immigration and much more.

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Index to Social Sciences and Humanities Proceedings

Covers the most significant conference proceedings in the social sciences and humanities over the last five years

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International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text, Home Page

IBP Full Text includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from scholarly journals and newsletters from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean--and full-text coverage of core Black Studies periodicals. See the title list for periodicals included. Most IIBP Full Text records in the current coverage contain an abstract, and additionally many IIBP Full Text records contain the corresponding full text of the original article. Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary--spanning cultural, economic, historical, religious, social, and political issues of vital importance to the Black Studies discipline. The journal list was prepared with the guidance of an advisory board including librarians specializing in Black Studies.

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It's bigger than hip-hop : the rise of the post-hip-hop generation

by Asante, Molefi K.

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Lift every voice : the history of African American music

by Peretti, Burton W.

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Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center (LRC) offers a wealth of information that includes criticism, biographies, bibliographies, work overviews and explications, Web sites, periodical articles, compare and contrast pages, full-text author's works, and reading lists. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries

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LOUISiana Digital Library

The LOUISiana Digital Library (LDL) is an online library of over 84,000 digital materials about Louisiana's history, culture, places, and people. Its purpose is to make unique historical treasures from Louisiana's archives, libraries, museums, and other repositories in the state electronically accessible to Louisiana residents and to students, researchers, and the general public in other states and countries.

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Louisiana Folklife Program project files, 1973-2001 (bulk 1979-1998)

Louisiana Folklife Program

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Louisiana State University African American Cultural Center poster, circa 1999

African American Cultural Center (Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)

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LSCC Black History Links

A Salute to Black History

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LSU Libraries Special Collection Subject Guide to Manuscript Collection -- Plantations

Manuscript Resources on Plantation Society and Economy in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries

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LSU Libraries Special Collection Subject Guide to Manuscript Collection-- African American History

Manuscript Resources on African American History in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries

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LSU Libraries Special Collection Subject Guide to Manuscript Collection--Literature, Reading, and Writing

Manuscript Resources on Literature, Reading and Writing in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries

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LSU Libraries: Baton Rouge 1953 Bus Boycott Exhibit

Baton Rouge was the site of the first successful bus boycott of the 1950s. This exhibit includes photographs, an historical timeline, and the personal recollections of some of the major figures behind the Baton Rouge bus boycott. It represents the combined efforts of students at McKinley High School and Louisiana State University graduate students of EDCI 5880, Summer Session 1998

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Modern English Collection -- Electronic Text Center: African American

by University of Virginia The African-American section of the Modern English Collection presents literary texts by and about African-Americans published from 167 C.E. to 1993.

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netLibrary is a collection of almost 40,000 reference, scholarly, and professional e-books (full text electronic books) from university and commercial presses, covering a variety of disciplines.

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New Pittsburgh Courier

The New Pittsburgh Courier is one of the oldest and most prestigious Black newspapers in the United States, with a rich and storied history.

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New York Amsterdam News

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North American Women's Drama

This edition of North American Women's Drama contains 1,517 plays by 330 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries

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NYPL Digital Gallery | Home

NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 700,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.

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NYPL, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Features exhibits at the Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, "a national research library devoted to collecting, preserving and providing access to resources documenting the experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world." Includes the following exhibitions: African Americans and American Politics; Collections; Digital Schomburg; The Abolition of the Slave Trade; Public Programs; In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience; Lest We Forget: the Triumph Over Slavery

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Party crashing : how the hip-hop generation declared political independence

by Goff. Keli

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Peculiar passages : black women playwrights, 1875 to 2000

Allen, Carol, 1962-

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Piano music by Black women composers : a catalog of solo and ensemble works

by Walker-Hill, Helen Call Number: ML128 .P3 W3 1992

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Project Muse

Project Muse provides online, world wide, institutional subscription access to the full text of over 100 scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences and mathematics.

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Reflections in Black : a history of Black photographers 1840 to the present

Willis, Deborah, 1948-

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Road to freedom : photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-1968

Cox, Julian

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Street dreams and hip hop barbershops : global fantasy in urban Tanzania

by Weiss, Brad

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Subject headings for African-American materials

by Brown, Lorene Byron

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Subject headings for African-American materials

Brown, Lorene Byron

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The African American encyclopedia

by Rasmussen, R. Kent.

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The African American experience in cyberspace : a resource guide to the best Web sites on black culture and history

by McWorter, Gerald A.

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The Greenwood encyclopedia of African American folklore

by Prahlad, Anand

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The hearing eye : jazz & blues influences in African American visual art

by Lock, Graham

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The New York public library African American desk reference

by Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

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The New York public library African American desk reference

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

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The Nineteenth Century Index

The Nineteenth Century Index – the most comprehensive and dynamic source for discovering nineteenth-century books, periodicals, official documents, newspapers and archives.

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The real hiphop : battling for knowledge, power, and respect in the LA underground

by Morgan, Marcyliena H.

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The T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History

The Center conducts, collects, preserves, and makes available to scholars oral histories--primary source documents of Louisiana's social, political, and cultural history. The collection to date is comprised of over 40 series and contains over 2,500 tape-recorded interviews totaling more than 3,000 hours of tape.

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Theatre in Video

Theatre in Video contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all. Available through LSU Middelton Libraries

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Toms, coons, mulattoes, mammies, and bucks : an interpretive history of Blacks in American films

by Bogle, Donald

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University of California, Berkeley--The Bancroft Library--African Americans in California

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Web of Science

Arts & Humanities Citation Index - This database indexes 1,144 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals from 1975 to the present. Some of the disciplines covered include: archaeology, linguistics, architecture, literary reviews, art, literature, Asian studies, music, classics, philosophy, dance, poetry, folklore, radio, television, film, history, religion, language, and theater.

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Welcome to the Michigan Chronicle Online!

The Chronicle has been recognized as the “Best Black Newspaper” in the country by the National Newspaper Publishers Association five times.

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What Endures…

LSU Libraries Special Collections T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History Blog and Podcast

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When the church becomes your party : contemporary gospel music

by Pollard, Deborah Smith

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World History Collection

Examples of titles offered include: American Historical Review, American Heritage, American Art, American Scholar, Canadian Historical Review, Civil War History, European Review of History, Foreign Affairs, German History, Historian, History & Theory, History Today, Journal of American History, Journal of Military History, Journal of Modern History, Journal of Pacific History, Political Science Quarterly, Wilson Quarterly, etc.

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Offers Records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 12th century.

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Writing the future of Black America : literature of the hip-hop generation

by Grassian, Daniel

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