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Full-text of stories, fables and folktales, including previously uncollected works and unpublished manuscripts by a wide variety of authors. Also includes complete runs of selected literary magazines that feature short stories, such as Kyk-Over-Al and The Beacon, as well as many early North American black-owned and edited journals and newspapers. Texts are in their original languages, including some, like the Gullah language of South Carolina, that have their origins in African countries and are still present in regions far from their source. When complete, the database will feature 8,000 stories and folk tales published in more than 15 countries from the mid-1900s to the present.

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Vendor Name Alexander Street Press

Coverage mid-1900s - present

Special Usage Notes

Research Guides African American Primary Resources in Special Collections, African American Resources

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Description:

Speeches, essays, articles, letters, leaflets, trials, interviews, monographs and periodicals written by leaders within the black community from 1700 to 2005. Over 100,000 pages illustrate the evolution of what it means to "be black." Authors include teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, and entertainers. Find influences and read history in their words. The collection begins with the words of Frederick Douglass and includes the writings of W.E.B. Du Bois, Carter G. Woodson, Alain Locke, Paul Robeson, Booker T. Washington, Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, Muhammad Ali, Sammy Davis, Jr., Ida B. Wells, Nikki Giovanni, Mary McLeod Bethune, Carl Rowan, Roy Wilkens, James Weldon Johnson, Audre Lorde, Thurgood Marshall, A. Philip Randolph, Constance Baker Motley, J. Saunders Redding, Sojourner Truth, Walter F. White, Amiri Baraka, Ralph Ellison, Martin Luther King, Jr., Richard Wright, Angela Davis, Jesse Jackson, Bobby Seale, Rosa Parks, Gwendolyn Brooks, Huey P. Newton, Dizzy Gillespie, Butterfly McQueen, Charles Mingus and a long list of others.

Approximately 20% of the content is previously unpublished and fugitive, such as the recovered transcript of the Muhammad Ali trial; a full run of The Black Panther newspaper, with full-color images of every page as well as searchable text; and 2,500 pages of Panther oral histories owned by the Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation, published as text and also with selected audio files here for the first time.

Provides a great variety of search tools: as well as searching by author, title, subject, or full-text, you can also search by personal event, historical event, nationality, occupation, religion, etc.

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Vendor Name Alexander Street Press

Coverage 1700-2005

Research Guides African American Primary Resources in Special Collections, African American Resources, Anthropology English Literature & Language, History,

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