African American History
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This guide presents selected resources for African American History which are available through the Southeastern Louisiana University Sims Library and open access websites.
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Black Americans: a Statistical Sourcebook
--Reference Stacks-- E 185.5 .B512 2001
Statistical Record of Black America
--Reference Stacks-- E 185.5 .S83
Top Ten Resources for African-American History
African American Heritage -- Site maps and cultural themes, from the National Park Service.
African American Odyssey -- A special presentation of the Library of Congress, showcasing their collection.
Amistad Research Center -- Homepage for "an independent manuscripts library dedicated to preserving African American and ethnic history and culture."
Schomburg Center -- Official website of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
-- The Root is a daily online magazine that provides thought-provoking
commentary on today's news from a variety of black perspectives.
Africana: The Encyclopedia of African & African American Experience ,2nd ed
-- Reference stacks-- DT14 .A37435 2005 (5 vol)
Black Women in America, 2nd ed
-- Reference stacks-- E 185.86 B542 2005 (3 vol)
Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History
--Reference Stacks-- E 185 .E54 (5 vol)
Encyclopedia of Black Studies
-- Reference stacks-- E 185 .E554 2005