Black Studies is a new interdisciplinary program at Middlebury open to all students. This guide highlights a variety of resources to get you started with researching black studies topics in all disciplines.
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More than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations bulletins, annual reports and other genres.
Comprehensive coverage of the African American experience. Sourced from nearly 20,000 American and global newspapers from 1704 to 1975, including over 400 African American newspapers. Provides full-text searching as well as access to content by Topic, Event, and Eras in African American History.
"The 1619 Project is an ongoing initiative from The New York Times Magazine that began in August 2019, the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative. Essays were published in a special issue of the August 18, 2019 New York Times Magazine. It's also a website and a podcast! Shortcut go/1619.
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