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ENG 37100: Studies in African American Literature
Voices from the Gaps: African American Literature
Biographies, bibliographies, and Web links for a wide range of African American women writers, from the University of Minnesota.
Minority Literatures: African American
Voice of Shuttle provides a sprawling list of linked resources. If you scroll down far enough you will also find online resources by individuals--Frederick Douglass, Toni Morrison, etc.
American Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology
From the University of Virginia.
The Black World: Research Tools
From the Schomburg Center at the New York Public Library, this is a premier gateway to digitalized resources for African American history.
Library of Congress: African American Perspectives
A Library of Congress pamphlet collection that provides primary source materials.
Another Library of Congress collection that features court documents, the Federal Writers' Project, and the Frederick Douglass Papers.
Culture and Ethnicity