Explore the scope of African American history and culture with award-winning content

Whether researching a person, place or event in Black History and culture, or learning about the history of the ongoing demands for racial justice, students and scholars seek comprehensive resources that span time. Only ProQuest provides a spectrum of material from the fight for liberation under slavery to the struggles for civil rights of the 20th century. Working in partnership with unique content providers, including the NAACP and the Chicago Defender, ProQuest’s multidisciplinary content includes historical newspapers, archival documents, government records, images, books, video, magazines and more.

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Civil Rights Resource Guide

Civil Rights Resource Guide

The Civil Rights Movement is one of the most inspiring and important social movements in American History. Explore three Civil Rights research topics -- Community Studies, Women in the Civil Rights Movement and NAACP Policy Positions -- with Ebooks, primary sources, video and more.

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ProQuest Black Studies – New!

ProQuest Black Studies – New!

ProQuest Black Studies brings together ProQuest’s award-winning Black Studies content into one destination for research, teaching and learning. It combines primary and secondary sources in an easy-to-use interface that enables students to find the resources they need, by topic pages, timelines, collection pages and more.

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Alexander Street Black Studies Collections

Alexander Street Black Studies Collections

Experience black studies from a new perspective. These interdisciplinary resources feature rare and unique materials that survey the black experience throughout history, culture, literature, arts, drama and more.

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Black History Collections

African American Biographical Database

African American Biographical Database

Databases, History & Social Change, Black History, Genealogy, Academic, Community College, Corporate, Government, Public,
Black Abolitionist Papers, 1830-1865

Black Abolitionist Papers, 1830-1865

Primary Sources, History & Social Change, Black History, U.S. History, Academic, Community College, Government, Public,
Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

Primary Sources, History & Social Change, Black History, U.S. History, Cultural History, Academic, Community College, Government, K-12, Public,
Black Studies Center

Black Studies Center

Databases, History & Social Change, Black History, Academic,
Ethnic NewsWatch: A History

Ethnic NewsWatch: A History

Databases, Social Sciences, Religion & Philosophy, Interdisciplinary, History & Social Change, U.S. History, Indigenous Peoples, Black History, Academic, Community College,
Ethnic Newswatch™

Ethnic Newswatch™

Databases, Social Sciences, Religion & Philosophy, Interdisciplinary, History & Social Change, Indigenous Peoples, U.S. History, Black History, Academic, Community College,
History Ebook Subscription

History Ebook Subscription

Books, History & Social Change, Political Science, Military & Diplomatic History, Black History, Cultural History, Early Modern History, Genealogy, Global Studies, Indigenous Peoples, U.K. History, U.S. History, Women's History, Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Academic, Community College,
ProQuest African American Heritage

ProQuest African American Heritage

Databases, History & Social Change, Genealogy, Black History, Academic, Public,