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African American Literature and Culture: Introduction

A research guide to assist students in ENG 390


Image: "Progress of the American Negro," 1939-40, by Charles White. Courtesy of Howard University, Gallery of Art.

Welcome to the Malone Library guide to African American Literature and Culture.

This guide serves as a starting point for students in ENG 390 or any students interested in African American Studies. It contains information on selected resources from Malone's collection, providing information on print and electronic resources (eBooks/databases).
Links to scholarly internet sites and other general information on African American life and culture are also provided.
If you have questions, please contact me using the information listed under my profile picture

Remember, you can also search ALL OPAL LIBRARIES and the OhioLINK catalog to locate and request other available materials. 


Credo Reference

This free Credo reference guide highlights content related to African Amerian Studies and is a good starting point for locating a topic of interest for your research paper. Navigate the tabs across the top of the page to discover information on various aspects of African American culture. 

Subject Guide

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Malone University
Everett L. Cattell Library
2600 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44709
Subjects: Literature

Guide Images

Manyof the images used throughtout this guide were selected from Google images, unless noted otherwise.