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.
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.