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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.
PolicyFile is updated weekly with abstracts and links to international and domestic policy papers and reports. Browse the links to organizations, or keyword search for reports, such as "Curbing Violence in Nigeria (II): The Boko Haram Insurgency" or "The Challenge of Credit Card Debt for the African American Middle Class.
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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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Boston Coalition for Black Women Collection
and other collections 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