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Africana Studies: Research

Starting Points for Research in Africana Studies

Looking to learn more about contemporary Africa and choose a paper topic? Try the Africa Portal, the Africa Research Institute or immerse yourself in the Story of Africa from the BBC.

If you need a topic on African Americans, check out the Black History: Chronological Topics from the National Archives or be inspired by the collections at the National Museum of African American History & Culture or the African American Mosaic from the Library of Congress.

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Databases for Africana Studies

Libraries & Research Centers

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Video & Audio Resources for Africana Studies

Data & Statistics for Africana Studies

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Freely accessible web sites:

African American Women

Archives of American Art

Library databases (require login off-campus)

Slavery & Slave Narratives

Contact for Africana Studies

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Beth Evans
Brooklyn College Library
Room 148
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210

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