African American Music Reference from Alexander Street Press includes book chapters, essays, images and liner notes covering traditional African American blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel and more. You can browse or search by musical genre, material type (biography, interview, artwork, etc.), people, subject, insturments and much more.
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Contemporary Black Biography provides biographical profiles of people with African American and/or black heritage across nationalities and professional fields. You can browse entries in 104 volumes or the index, or search across the series.
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