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Background sources such as encyclopedias provide brief overviews of topics in an easy to look up format. They provide a quick way to become familiar with the ideas, major concepts and basic vocabulary of your subject. Reference sources in the library (both print and electronic) are reliable tools for getting information that is filtered for quality and brevity.
Pulls together the research in this field to provide a building block of Black Women’s Studies. Includes women such as Venus and Serena Williams, Condoleezza Rice, Carol Moseley Braun, Ruth Simmons, and Ann Fudge. Addresses the achievements of black women throughout history, highlights their ongoing contributions in America today, and represents the new research the first edition helped to generate.
The HistoryMakers is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit research and educational institution committed to preserving and making widely accessible the untold personal stories of both well-known and unsung African Americans.
Since 1999, The HistoryMakers has been recording African American oral histories to refashion a more inclusive record of American history and to educate and enlighten millions worldwide.
Offers a comprehensive view of African thought, covering the intellectual tradition on the continent and throughout the diaspora. Major trends in African philosophy, political theory, and religion are covered, as well as significant historical figures and social movements.