Find full text articles from major black newspapers, scholarly essays, and literary works, from the early 1800s onward. Includes Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, and Chicago Defender from 1910 to 1975.
Formerly known as Gale Ready Reference Shelf, this database integrates current editions of Gale's reference directories, containing listings for associations, research centers, publishers, publications, databases, and more.
Browse the historic magazine, Harper's Weekly, a primary resource for examining 19th-century America. The magazines news stories, illustrations, cartoons, editorials, biographies, literature and ads shaped and reflected public opinion in this era.
"Journal of Black Studies (JBS), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, for the last third of a century has been the leading source for dynamic, innovative, and creative research on the Black experience."
"The JNE sustains a commitment to a threefold mission: first, to stimulate the collection and facilitate the dissemination of facts about the education of Black people; second, to present discussions involving critical appraisals of the proposals and practices relating to the education of Black people: and third, to stimulate and sponsor investigations of issues incident to the education of Black people."
"African American Review (AAR) is a scholarly aggregation of insightful essays on African American literature, theatre, film, the visual arts, and culture; interviews; poetry; fiction; and book reviews. Published quarterly, AAR has featured renowned writers and cultural critics including Trudier Harris, Arnold Rampersad, Hortense Spillers, Amiri Baraka, Cyrus Cassells, Rita Dove, Charles Johnson, Toni Morrison, and Ishmael Reed. The official publication of the Division on Black American Literature and Culture of the Modern Language Association, AAR fosters a vigorous conversation among writers and scholars in the arts, humanities, and social sciences."
"African Studies Quarterly is an interdisciplinary, fully-refereed, indexed publication. While there are many other publishing outlets which focus entirely on scholarly writings concerning Africa, what distinguishes ASQ is its distribution method and its content."