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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.
Content from thousands of American and global news sources, including current and historical Black publications from 1704 to the present. Offers view into African American history, culture, and daily life and the dominant culture's perception and portrayal of people of African descent.
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.
Provides peer-reviewed journals covering a wide array of subjects, including addiction studies, anthropology, ethics, family studies, gender studies, psychology, public welfare, urban studies, and more.
Developed from the Journal of Black Studies, this encyclopedia covers the major issues, concepts, and theories in Black Studies. Appendices include a Black studies chronology, list of Advanced degree programs, and major journals in the field.
Each chapter provides a historical perspective on issues related to criminal justice, education, employment, housing, and political engagement. Biographical sketches, relevant laws and court cases, and additional resources are provided.