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Afro-American Studies is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to the study of the history, culture, and politics of African Americans.

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The graphics on this LibGuide are from Flickr's Creative Commons.

If you're interested in finding open access materials (books, music, graphics, and so on), check out the presentation "Canoe the Open Content Rapids" by Dorothea Salo, a UW-Madison librarian and blogger.

If you're interested in learning more about open access licensing, please visit the Creative Commons website.

Afro American Studies

Afro-American Studies is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to the study of the history, culture, and politics of African Americans. The field includes scholars of African American literature, history, politics, religion, sociology, and many other disciplines within the humanities and social sciences.




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