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African and African American Studies

This guide provides general information on using library sources for courses in African and African American studies. More specific information may be available in a guide created for your specific course.


African printed textile depicting portraits of Barack Obana and black automobiles on a pink and green ground, created to commemorate the president's trip to Africa

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Textile produced to commemorate President Obama's 2013 visit to Africa



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This guide was created by librarian emeritus Linda Zieper.