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International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences covers concepts such as race relations, discrimination, race and urban planning.
CQ Researcher with in-depth, unbiased coverage of topics such as health care, death penalty, race and ethnicity.
Biography in Context has reference and magazine articles about notable people; search by name, occupation, nationality, birth place or death place.
Need news articles?
African Newspapers gives access to over 40 historical newspapers from throughout Africa. Key titles include the East African Standard, Baira Post, and Cape Town Gazette.
Historical Black Newspapers contains content from African-American newspapers: Chicago Defender (1910-1975); NY Amsterdam News (1922-1993); Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002).
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Black Thought and Culture (Alexander Street) contains primary source materials, including essays, articles, speeches, books, and interviews written by leaders within the black community from the earliest times to the present.
Archives and Special Collections includes Freedom House photographs.
Boston Coalition for Black Women Collection
now available for research.
Sister to Sister Bake Sale, November 1998
Additional NU Links
The Institute on Race and Justice brings together researchers from colleges, schools and departments in the social sciences.
The mission of the Institute on Urban Health Research is to understand "the social and environmental conditions of urban living in order to inform public health intervention strategies, policies and professional training."
John D. O'Bryant African American Institute's mission is to provide programs, resources, service and support to students of African origin