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African American Studies   Tags: african_american, black_studies  

Scholarly resources for study and research in African American studies.
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Web Sites of Interest

If you are interested in African Amerian history, the following websites are good ones for you to start with:

  • African American History Month
    The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.
  • In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience
    New book published by National Geographic is available at bookstores and at The Schomburg Shop.
  • Milestones in Black History
    Since arriving in America in 1619 as slaves, African Americans have fought for their independence and to be seen as equals. These struggles have produced many historical icons and events that make all Americans proud.

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News feed from the Journal of Black Studies. Free to the Mason community. Please note: you'll need your Mason email username and password to access the journal.

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