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Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow
the president, the pastor, and the battle over civil rights
a Gullah journey from Africa to America (DVD)
The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad
Birmingham, Alabama, the climactic battle of the civil rights revolution
Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court nomination that changed America
using racist memorabilia to teach tolerance and promote social justice
Searching the library catalog: African American History
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african american, freedmen, plantation, slavery, slaves and virginia. Examples of Subject search terms: blacks, african american, negroes, negro, harlem..
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Our librarians will help try to obtain either books or articles from other libraries for students, staff or faculty. *Till further notice, only articles may be requested. 9/2/20
Library database with over 500 full-text reference titles. A sampling of titles for African American History are listed below:
Library Database with over 400+ reference titles including history encyclopedias, biographies, art, geography and more. See sample titles below:
African American Resources