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Full-text digital resource exploring the history and culture of African Americans, as well as the greater Black Diaspora. Great resource for middle school, high school, and undergraduate users. Browse by type of content and by era.
All Branch LibrariesSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business Center
History, United States History, Homework Help, Encyclopedias, Area and Cultural Studies, African American Studies
Also included are timelines dating from the 15th century to present, primary and landmark documents, slave narratives, audio and image files, and classic texts, some dating from the 19th century. The classroom resources site includes lesson plans which include a subject index and glossary.