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"A long time coming" : the inspiring, combative 2008 campaign and the historic election of Barack Obama

by Thomas, Evan

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A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873

American Memory by Library of Congress

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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 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 Voices in Congress: Exhibits

Offers the following exhinits: Environmental Justice, Origins of the Congressional Black Caucus, Voting Rights Act, Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Bill, Anti-Apartheid Movement, Women of the CBC

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African American Voices in Congress: Resources

This site is designed to capture and preserve the rich history of political and legislative contributions of blacks for future generations. This virtual online library is a central source of information about historical and contemporary African American policy issues important to researchers, academics, educators and students.

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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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American Memory from the Library of Congress - Home Page

Has a resource guide for African American History

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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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Avalon Project - Documents on Slavery

By Yale Law Library The Avalon Project at the Yale University Law School brings together digitized primary documents, treaties, speeches, and biographical texts relevant to the fields of history, economics, politics, law, diplomacy and government. The documents on slavery include literary works, federal and state statutes, and treaties and agreements concerning the slave trade. Coverage spans pre-eighteenth century to the twenty-first century.

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Barack Obama : the voice of an American leader

by Price, Joann F.

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Barack Obama and the future of American politics

by Street, Paul Louis

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Barack Obama, the new face of American politics

by Dupuis, Martin

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Between Barack and a hard place : racism and white denial in the age of Obama

by Wise, Time J.

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Black Scholar

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

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Black women's intellectual traditions : speaking their minds

Waters, Kristin

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

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Blessed are the peacemakers : Martin Luther King, Jr., eight white religious leaders, and the "Letter from Birmingham Jail"

Bass, S. Jonathan

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Bridging race divides : Black nationalism, feminism, and integration in the United States, 1896-1935

Dossett, Kate

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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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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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Change we can believe in : Barack Obama's plan to renew America's promise

by Obama, Barack

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Charles Vincent oral history interview, 2002

Vincent, Charles, 1945-

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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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Ella Baker and the Black freedom movement : a radical democratic vision

by Ransby, Barbara Electronic access only

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Encyclopedia of African American politics

by Smith, Robert Charles

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Encyclopedia of African-American civil rights : from emancipation to the present

by Lowery, Charles D.

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Evangelism and resistance in the Black Atlantic, 1760-1835

by May, Cedrick

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Everybody's America : Thomas Pynchon, race, and the cultures of postmodernism

by Witzling, David

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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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Freddie Pitcher oral history interview, 2002

Pitcher, Freddie, 1945-

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From Black power to hip hop : racism, nationalism, and feminism

Hill Collins, Patricia

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GPO Access

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

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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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Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching

Giddings, Paula

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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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In the First Person

In the First Person is a free, high quality, professionally published, in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries

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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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Integration and the black experience at LSU, 1992-1993

Electronic access only.

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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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Invisible activists : women of the Louisiana NAACP and the struggle for civil rights, 1915-1945

Sartain, Lee

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Jump for joy : jazz, basketball, and Black culture in 1930s America

by Caponi-Tabery, Gena

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Keeping faith : philosophy and race in America

by West, Cornel

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King : the photobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr

Johnson, Charles Richard, 1948-

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King's dream

Sundquist, Eric J.

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L'intraitable beauté du monde : adresse à Barack Obama

by Glissant, Édouard

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Louisiana State University Black Action Movement records, 1973-1974

Black Action Movement (Louisiana State University)

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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-- 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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Malcolm X : A Research Site

This is a comprehensive website on the life and legacy of Malcolm X.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/Black History Month

Selected Reference Sources from Louisiana State University Libraries, Baton Rouge, LA

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Mary Edith Moody oral history interview, 2002

Moody, Mary Edith, 1926-

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My face is black is true : Callie House and the struggle for ex-slave reparations

by Berry, Mary Frances

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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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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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Official presidential portrait of Barack H. Obama

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

by Goff. Keli

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Praise song for the day : a poem for Barack Obama's presidential inauguration, January 20, 2009

by Alexander, Elizabeth

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

Cox, Julian

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Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice 1490-2007

Includes the following contents: Slavery in the Early Americas, African Coast, Middle Passage, Slavery and Agriculture, Urban and Domestic Slavery, Slave Testimony, Spiritualism and Religion in Slave Communities, Resistance and Revolts, Underground Railroad, The Abolition Movement and the Slavery Debate, Legislation and Politics, Freed Slaves, Freedmen and Free Black Settlements, Education, Slavery and the Islamic World, Varieties of Slave Experience, Slavery Today, Legacy of Slavery, The Evolution of Slavery . Available through LSU Middleton Libraries.

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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 Louisiana PT.A-C

pt. A. From Africa to the Civil War.-- pt. B. From the Civil War to Jim Crow.-- pt. C. From Jim Crow to Civil Rights.

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The Black condition

by Dodson, Howard

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The breakthrough : politics and race in the age of Obama

By Ifill, Gwen

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The faith of Barack Obama

by Mansfield, Stephen

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The Greenwood encyclopedia of African American civil rights : from emancipation to the twenty-first century

by Lowery, Charles D.

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The History Cooperative || Booker T. Washington Papers

The Booker T. Washington Papers Online is a searchable web site designed to provide researchers worldwide with full access to the thousands of pages comprising this 14-volume printed work, originally published by the University of Illinois Press.

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The inaugural address, 2009 ; together with Abraham Lincoln's first and second inaugural addresses and the Gettysburg Address and Ralph Waldo Emerson's Self-reliance

Inaugural address, 2009 / Barack Obama -- Second inaugural address, 1865 / Abraham Lincoln -- The Gettysburg address / Abraham Lincoln -- First inaugural address, 1861 / Abraham Lincoln -- Self-reliance, 1841 / Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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The inheritance : the world Obama confronts and the challenges to American power

by Sanger, David E.

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The King Center

Established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King, The King Center is the official, living memorial dedicated to the advancement of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of America’s greatest nonviolent movement for justice, equality and peace.m

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The Martin Luther King, Jr., encyclopedia

by Carson, Clayborne

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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 Obama administration and the Americas : agenda for change

by Lowenthal, Abraham F.

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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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Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet

Thomas includes the full text of many legislative publications such as The Congressional Record, bills and summaries, and more. A complete description is available at http://thomas.loc.gov/home/abt_thom.html

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University of Rochester -- Center for the Study of African-American Politics

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LexisNexis UPA Collections consist of documentary research collections in microfilm, microfiche, print, and digital formats. These titles have been produced from some of the most important manuscript and archival repositories in the world, including the National Archives, Library of Congress, Public Record Office in London, University of North Carolina’s Southern Historical Collection, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library, and the Presidential Libraries of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, and George Bush.

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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 DISA -- Digital Innovation South Africa

DISA is a freely accessible online scholarly resource focusing on the socio-political history of South Africa, particularly the struggle for freedom during the period from 1950 to the first democratic elections in 1994, providing a wealth of material on this fascinating period of the country’s history.

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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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What Obama means : --for our culture, our politics, our future

by Asim, Jabari

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Women and the civil rights movement, 1954-1965

Houck, Davis W.

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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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