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Background Sources
Encyclopedias and other "overview" sources that can get you started in this subject area

Secondary Sources
Databases of scholarly journal articles and books

Primary Source Collections
Databases containing collections of primary sources

Sources containing or for finding African American biographical information

Literary Sources
Databases of literary (fiction, poetry, non-fiction) works by African Americans

Sources for statistical information on African Americans

Newspapers & Magazines
Newspaper and magazine collections

Oral History
Interviews with African Americans

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