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African American History

About this Guide

John Lewis with Obamas and Bushes walking over Edmund Pettus Bridge

This page is a jumping off point to all of the topics listed on the left navigation bar. Clicking on a link will bring you to another guide pertaining to that topic. These guides are intended to provide instruction and research on African-American history and related studies. Here you will find highly regarded material on African-American history, culture, literature and more. The resources listed are by no means exhaustive, but there are instructions on each page on how to search for additional library material.

The content here will be regularly updated and more categories will be added. For example, Under "Arts & Culture" there are currently two categories. Under "History Guides", Reconstruction is at least one category that must be added.

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