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HIST 116/AFST 116 Black Health, Trauma and Resistance


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Historical African American Newspapers Online (courtesy of Marist College)

This guide was created at Marist College.  Please note that some of the resources may not be accessible to non-Marist students.  However, many of the links are from freely available websites so you may find this guide helpful.

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