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Welcome to the Thomas Cooper Library subject guide for African American Studies.  Please use the tabs above to find quality resources in African American  Resources. If you have any questions or comments about this guide please let me know.

Did you know . . .

Take a trip! The Green Book of South Carolina.  Discover 300+ African American cultural sites across S.C. with this free mobile travel guide from the S.C. African American Heritage Commission.  Listen to a podcast.  The name reflects earlier guides, like The Negro Travelers' Green Book which the  library has digitized.


Take a trip through time!  Explore the newspapers, including historic African American newspapers, yourself from Chronicling America.  Click on the Find Newspapers tab for more African American newspaper resources.

Historic Newspapers of South Carolina.   Includes content from the African American newspapers Lighthouse and Informer and The Palmetto Leader not found in Chronicling America.

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