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African American Studies


This guide provides access to resources and information for the interdisciplinary study of African American life and culture. The Library has much more to offer, so if you don't find what you need, Ask the Library staff for help.

UNIA parade

Image: UNIA Parade, organized in Harlem, 1920. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. 

Related Guides

African American Studies is a highly interdisciplinary field.  These guides point to related subject areas.

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