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Center for Black Music Research - Columbia College Chicago
History of Rock and R&B course - Wesleyan University,
Hip Hop Archive - Harvard University,
Background in Culture:
American Studies Web - This site from Georgetown University allows you to search their bibliography of web-based resources by topic, thus allowing you to narrow down your search for materials available on the web. Some topics include: community studies, education, material culture, museum studies and labor studies.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture [New York Public Library] - national research library devoted to collecting, preserving and providing access to resources documenting the history and experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world
Cultural Politics - a site designed to offer resources for the analysis of the role of culture in shaping our political, economic, and social lives.
News Research Guide -
Alternative Press Sources