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Category: African American Studies

Encyclopedia of African American Education

Encyclopedia of African American Education Provides a comprehensive overview of educational institutions at every level, from preschool through graduate and professional training, with special attention to historically and predominantly Black colleges and universities. – Publisher’s blurb.

Encyclopedia of Race and Crime

Encyclopedia of Race and Crime The Encyclopedia of Race and Crime covers issues in both historical and contemporary context, with information on race and ethnicity and their impact on crime and the administration of justice. Explores the similar historical experiences of varied racial and ethnic groups and illustrates how race and ethnicity has mattered and

Black Literature Index

Black Literature Index Black Literature Index is the electronic index to the Black Literature microfiche collection. This index allows users to search over 70,000 bibliographic citations for fiction, poetry and literary reviews published in 110 black periodicals and newspapers between 1827 and 1940. – Publisher’s blurb.

African Diaspora

African Diaspora African Diaspora seeks to understand how African cultures and societies shape and are shaped by historical and current diasporic and transnational movements. – Publisher’s blurb.

Black Music Research Journal

Black Music Research Journal Black Music Research Journal is published in the spring and fall of each year and includes articles about the philosophy, aesthetics, history, and criticism of black music. BMRJ is an official journal of the Center for Black Music Research. Earlier issues available via JSTOR.

Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society

Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society Comprises nearly 600 entries ranging from 500 to 6,000 words in length, covering important topics, events, and persons relevant to race and ethnicity in society. Also addresses other issues of inequality that intersect with race and ethnicity, including ability status, age, class, gender, and sexual orientation.

Black Short Fiction and Folklore : From Africa and the African Diaspora

Black Short Fiction and Folklore Black Short Fiction and Folklore from Africa and the African Diaspora is the most comprehensive collection yet created of stories from Africa and the African Diaspora. When complete, it will offer more than 8,000 short stories and folktales, ranging thematically from oral traditions that date back many hundreds of years

Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism

Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism (SEN) is a fully refereed journal publishing three issues per volume on ethnicity, race and nationalism. The sources and nature of ethnic identity, minority rights, migration and identity politics remain central and recurring themes of the modern world. The journal approaches the complexity of these

African and Black Diaspora

African and Black Diaspora African and Black Diaspora is a publication of the DePaul Center for Diaspora.  It is the first academic journal that directly addresses the needs of scholars working in the important field of African Diaspora studies.  It will advance the analytical and interrogative discourses that constitute this distinctive interdisciplinary study of deterritorialised 

Black Drama, 2nd edition

Black Drama Black Drama, now in it’s second edition, has been significantly expanded. ¬† The Second Edition contains the full text of 1,310 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Many of the works are rare, hard-to-find,

African American Music Reference

African American Music Reference African American Music Reference will bring together 50,000 pages of text reference, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies which chronicle the diverse history and culture of the African American experience through music. The database is constantly expanding to include comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era. Delves into the historic origins of ideas of race and racism and explores their social and scientific consequences. Includes biographies of significant theorists, as well as political and social leaders and notorious racists.