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A large searchable database which provides information on such topics as history, biography, literature, music, pop culture, folklore, business, slavery, civil rights, politics, and religion. The African American Experience...
Genealogy and history researchers will find full text articles from several historical newspapers. Coverage focusses on the Southeast and African American newspapers of the 18th and 19th centuries. Good for genealogical and other...
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African American Fiction Writers

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The following authors are popular African American fiction writers whose books range in topic from romance to mystery and suspense. Find books that can be checked out by these authors by opening...
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For the Love of Diversity!

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If you can't hop on a plane and take your kids around the world, the next best thing for introducing them to a wide range of cultures is through BOOKS! Sharing multi-cultural books is a way to...
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A Change Is Gonna Come

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The Sam Cooke song "A Change Is Gonna Come" was released 50 years ago in March of 1964. It was written by Cooke as a response to the anger he felt after being turned away at a hotel in Shreveport...
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Civil Rights in America- the 2014 theme for National Black History Month inspires reflection upon our nation’s social efforts to end racial segregation. The peak of the Civil Rights Movement in...
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Provides biographical and career details on notable African American individuals, including leaders from sports, the arts, business, religion and other fields.
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"Black men: Do you want to get out of the situation that you're in? What is the reluctance for taking responsibility for improving our community? Are your children better or worse off as a result of your involvement?" --from the Question Bridge trailer Question...

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