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Black Studies Research Guide

Oakton Library Databases for Black Studies

Primary Sources

For scholarly research use Ethnic Diversity Source, for oral history, use History Makers. For essays, speeches, letters and other non-fiction writings use Black Thought and Culture.

Historical Popular Resources

Below are popular sources (newspapers and magazines) including Jet, Ebony, the Chicago Defender, and African American Serials which "archive of periodicals that document the history of African American religious life and culture between 1829 and 1922."

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