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African Americana Library News rss

Ntozake Shange Collection
Apr 18, 2016
Barnard College Acquires Collection of Ntozake Shange Papers

Rare Copy of David Walker's Appeal
Apr 6, 2016
Emory acquires rare anti-slavery "Appeal," once owned by Du Bois

Rosa Parks Archive
Feb 25, 2016
Library of Congress Puts Rosa Parks Archive Online

Black History Month collection
Feb 4, 2016
Google Cultural Institute makes black history artifacts digitally accessible

Manning Marable Book Collection
Oct 14, 2015
Donation to John Jay College's Prison-to-College Pipeline Program

African American Research Center

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   Room 246 Main Library, 1408 West Gregory Drive,
Urbana, IL 61801

 

 

The  African American Research Center of the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library is one of several units responsible for building the University Library's African American Studies collection.  The University Library's African American Studies collection includes materials on the Black experience in the Americas and worldwide outside of Africa. Consisting of more than 100,000 volumes, the collection is distributed throughout the University's various libraries, with the largest number located in the Main Library book stacks.  The African American Research Center is available to anyone looking for facts, books, articles, or other media, about the Black experience in the Americas and the African diaspora.  

 

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