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A large searchable database which provides information on such topics as history, biography, literature, music, pop culture, folklore, business, slavery, civil rights, politics, and religion. The African American Experience is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture providing rock-solid information from authorities in the field and allowing African Americans to speak for themselves through a wealth of primary sources. Drawing on over 300 titles, and designed under the guidance of leading librarians, this database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day. Includes primary sources such as speeches, court case and manuscripts, interviews, audio clips, images, and more.