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BLCK 480: Black Death in the Decade of Black Human Rights

Primary Sources

Black Studies Center
Black Studies Center is a fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies including scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, and much more. It combines several resources for research and teaching in Black Studies: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), historical black newspapers, and the Black Literature Index.

Black Thought and Culture: African Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
Black Thought and Culture is a collection of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures—covering 250 years of history.

Race Relations in America
Primary source documents related to prejudice, segregation and racial tensions in America. Subjects addressed include poverty and inequality, segregation, class, housing, employment, education, and government policy. 


Other Primary Resources

Black Freedom Struggle in the United States
Website focused on Black Freedom, featuring select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. Created to teach about the foundation of ongoing racial injustice in the U.S. – and the fights against it.