African American History & Culture

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Databases

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    African American Poetry contains nearly 3,000 poems by African American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

    Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

  • Black Thought and Culture contains over 1,000 sources with over 1,000 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material.

    Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

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    Twentieth-Century African American Poetry is a collection of poetry written by the most important and influential African American poets of the twentieth century.

    Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

 

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