African American Experience

The widest-ranging and easiest-to-use online collection on African American life and the African American Experience ever assembled. Provides rock-solid information from authorities in the field and allows African Americans to speak for themselves through a wealth of primary sources. Drawing on over 400 volumes, and designed under the guidance of leading librarians, this database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day.

Find subjects on:  Africa and the Atlantic, Africans in Colonial North America, Hopes for a New Nation, Antebellum, Civil War and Emancipation, Rise of Jim Crow, The Progressive Era, World War I to the Great Depression, World War II and Post-War America, Civil Rights Movement, Black Power Movement, Urban Politics and the Shifting Landscape, Dawning of a New Era, and the New Millennium.

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