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AFR 306: Urban Development & the Underclass: Getting Started


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Flower vendor, Cape Town.  Photo by Trevor Samson/World Bank on flickr, used under Creative Commons license

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Great Starting Points

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Oxford African American Studies Center
Despite its name, a great source of overview articles on Africa and the African Diaspora generally as well as the African American experience.


SuperSearch is a great place to start for journal articles, books and almost everything else the library has, in one easy to use interface.

For searching with more precision, try the key databases listed under the Find Articles tab