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Library Collections and Resources Honoring Black History

by Caitlin Plovnick on 2021-02-10T16:08:00-08:00 | Comments

For more information, recommendations, and a complete list of Seattle University events honoring Black History, see

Reading Lists – books available through Lemieux Library

Office of Diversity & Inclusion Summer Reading Lists

Racial Justice Reads

Primary Sources and Scholarship – databases available through Lemieux Library

African American Communities –  presents multiple aspects of the African American community through pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records, reports and in-depth oral histories

Oxford African American Studies Center – presents images, primary sources with specially written commentaries, maps, and articles by top scholars in the field

Race Relations in America – documents three pivotal decades in the fight for civil rights, showcasing speeches, reports, surveys and analyses produced in 1943-1970 by Fisk University Race Relations Department staff and Institute participants, including Charles S. Johnson, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Thurgood Marshall

Web Portals – Black History archives and reference centers available on the web

History Makers Digital Archive – extensive video oral history collection

BlackPast – comprehensive reference center

The African-American Mosaic – Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Black history and culture

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