Database Spotlight: African American and Diaspora Studies Research Resources

January 21, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking into a microphone

February officially marks Black History Month. It's an annual celebration to honor achievements by African Americans who have made significant contributions to America and the world. The University of Wyoming will hold several programs to celebrate Black History Month, including Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue, a Black History Conference, and several Black History Month programs.

In addition to these programs, UW Libraries will have several titles and media on display in Coe Library throughout the month and additional digital resources outlined below. UW Libraries subscribes to a variety of online resources documenting the histories, experiences, and cultures of African Americans, Africans, and other peoples of the African diaspora. Here is a selective list to help you start exploring them.

General Resources:

Society & History:

The Arts:


Want more? 

Visit the African American & Diaspora Studies section of the UW Libraries Databases page to see other online resources available to UW students, faculty, and staff. UW Libraries also offers an African American & Diaspora Studies subject guide covering the whole range of information resources related to this subject area.




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