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African American Newspapers Full-text of major 19th century African American newspapers. Includes first-hand reports of events and issues of the day, as well as biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements.
American Indian Histories and Cultures The wide range of material included in American  Indian Histories and Cultures presents a unique insight into interactions between American Indians and Europeans from  their earliest contact, continuing through the turbulence of the American Civil  War, the on-going repercussions of government legislation, right up to the  civil rights movement of the mid- to late-twentieth century. This resource contains material from the Newberry Library’s extensive Edward E. Ayer Collection; one of the strongest archival collections on  American Indian history in the world.
Black Studies Center A fully cross-searchable gateway to historical and current material for researching the past, present and future of African-Americans, the wider African Diaspora, and Africa itself. It includes scholarly essays, periodical articles, historical newspaper articles, images, video clips, a detailed timeline, and more from the following resources: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP) Full Text (1902-1990, 1998- ), The Chicago Defender historical backfile (1909-1975), and Black Literature Index (1827-1940).
Oxford African American Studies Center Comprehensive collection of scholarship focused on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture, coupled with precise search and browse capabilities. Features over 7,500 articles from Oxford's reference works, approximately 100 primary sources with specially written commentaries, over 1,000 images, over 100 maps, over 200 charts and tables, timelines to guide researchers through the history of African Americans and over 6,000 biographies. The core content includes: Africana, which presents an account of the African and African American experience in five volumes ; the Encyclopedia of African American history ; Black women in America, 2nd ed ; and the African American national biography
Chicano Database Mexican-American and other Latino cultures; 1967-present
Chicano/LatinoNet (CLNET) Chicano/Latino-related information
Ethnic Newswatch Full-text from over 200 newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority, and native press; 1990-present;some earlier materials; ENGLISH and ESPAÑOL
Handbook of Latin American Studies Index to works on Latin America, abstracts; 1935-present;
ENGLISH and ESPAÑOL and PORTUGUÊS
HAPI-Hispanic American Periodical Index Materials on Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the U.S.-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the U.S.; 1970-present
Latin America Data Base Contains current information on Latin America with access to three original publications (Sourcemex, NotiCen and NotiSur) covering regional economic news and analysis.  Also contains an online searchable database of over 25,000 full-text articles from the LADB publications and Latin American journals.  Covers 1985 to the present.
Latino Literature Full-text; Writings cover the entire spectrum of Latino issues, from the struggle for independence to political and economic advancement, social protest, migration, exile, and life in the barrios, making Latino Literature a significant resource for a wide range of academic disciplines.

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