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Black Women Writers: Resources on this topic

In honor of the 2012 Black History Month theme, "Black Women in American Culture and History", this guide features Black American women writers whose works are included in the collections of the James P. Adams Library.

Credo Reference

Credo Reference has Topic Pages on the Harlem Renaissance, and on individual authors including Maya Angelou, Audre Lord, Ntozake Shange, Alice Walker, Toni Morrison, Rita Dove, and Phillis Wheatley.  Or, click on the logo above and use another search term such as "Zora Neale Hurston" or "Gwendolyn Brooks".

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Phillis Wheatley

Selected Library Databases for Research on This Topic

Resources in HELIN

A selection of reference materials available at RIC are shown below.  For a more complete list, use the subject headings above.

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