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What's in this guide

Welcome to the African American and Diaspora Studies research guide. This guide was designed by librarians at UW Libraries and archivists at the American Heritage Center to provide information and resources specific to African American and Diaspora Studies. You will find tabs with information on UW Libraries databases, AADS collections at the AHC, and outside resources. 

Photo: African American baseball team, Danbury, Connecticut, Library of Congress, Creative Commons

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  • African American
  • Africana Studies
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Diaspora Studies
  • Caribbean Studies
  • Afro-European
  • Civil Rights