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Full text of more than 1,200 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.
Fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies, including scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, reference books, and more. Includes the Black Literature Index (1827-1940) and Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience.
Includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations. The collection includes documentaries on leading artists, writers, musicians, playwrights, and performers.
Non-fiction writings by major American black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers—covering 250 years of history. The collection includes letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts.