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African American Studies

Portals

Please review the Critical Thinking Guide for  “ Evaluating Internet Sources”  

 

About.com

 

Bielefeld Academic Search Engine

 

Black Past

 

InfoMine

 

Intute

 

The Open Directory

 

Voice of the Shuttle Section on African American topics  

 

 

 

Primary Documents

 

 AfricanAmerican Lives from the PBS series

 

 Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas A tool and resource that can be used by teachers, researchers, students and the general public - anyone interested in the experiences of Africans who were enslaved and transported to the Americas.
 Alexander Street Press An index to letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives.

 

 Avalon project

 

  In Their Own Words A collection of books, pamphlets, letters, and diaries, dating from the latter eighteenth through the early twentieth century, that reflects the history of the United States.
Making of American Project 

 

 

 

  Online: American Slave Narratives

New York Slavery Records Index

Literature 

 

Academy of American Poets

 

African American Literary Book Club

 

Perspectives in American Literature: African American Authors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harlem Renaissance


March 1925 issue of Survey Graphic a contemporary examinations of the Harlem Renaissance.
Rhapsodies in Black : Art of the Harlem Renaissance—museum exhibition

Do I Use a Database or the Internet?

BET Top 25 Events That Misshaped Black America

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