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In this guide, you will find links to the most useful databases and resources for identifying and locating information in African-American History. Use the blue tabs above to navigate through the pages of this guide.
Books - Use this tab to search for books located online and in print at SLLC.
Databases - Use this tab to search for articles located online and in print at SLLC.
Websites - This tab lists a number of reliable sites about African American history.
Citations - This page explains how to cite sources in Chicago Style, the preferred style handbook of historians.
BlackPast.org - BlackPast is dedicated to providing reliable information on the history of Black people across the globe, and especially in North America.The goal is to promote greater understanding of our common human experience through knowledge of the diversity of the Black experience and the ubiquity of the global Black presence.
NAACP - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as an interracial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans by a group including W.E.B. Bois, Mary White Ovington, Moorfield Storey and Ida B. Wells.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture - It is one of the world's leading cultural institutions devoted to the research, preservation, and exhibition of materials focused on African American, African Diaspora, and African experiences.