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African Americans: History and Culture  

This library guide is designed to help you do research using resources available at the LPC Library on the history and culture of African Americans.
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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African Americans Research Guide

This is a general guide for students interested in locating information about African Americans using library resources available at LPC.  You'll find suggestions for locating reference sources, books, periodical articles, audiovisual materials, and web resources.

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Possible Topics to Research

Examples of topics:

  • Abolition
  • Civil disobedience
  • Civil War
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • Jim Crow Laws
  • Ku Klux Klan
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • Prejudice
  • Racism
  • Segregation
  • Slavery
  • Underground Railroad

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