Start with these databases:
African American Review Official publication of MLA's Black American Literature and Culture division
Black American Literature Forum Early publication of MLA's Black American Literature and Culture division
Black Renaissance = Renaissance Noir Put out by the Africana Studies Program and the Institute of African American Affairs at New York University
Black Scholar Founded in 1969, this is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal devoted to the exploration of cultural, political, social, and economic issues affecting black Americans and other peoples of African descent across the world
Callaloo Original works by and critical studies of black writers worldwide
CLA Journal Published since 1957 by the College Language Association - an association formed by historically black colleges and universities in 1937. It is a peer reviewed journal that features book reviews and articles in the areas of language, literature, linguistics and pedagogy.
Ethnic & Racial Studies An interdisciplinary academic forum for the presentation of research and theoretical analysis, drawing on sociology, social policy, anthropology, political science, economics, international relations, history and social psychology
Journal of African American History Founded by Carter Woodson in 1916 as the Journal of Negro History. Since then, this journal has become one of the leading scholarly sources on African American life and history
Journal of Black Studies - Scholarship on the Black experience
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education Importance of higher education in the lives of Black Americans
Journal of Negro Education Study of Blacks and education
Langston Hughes Review The official publication of the Langston Hughes Society
Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men - A multidisciplinary research journal whose articles focus on issues related to aspects of Black men's experiences, including such topics as gender, masculinities, and race/ethnicity.
The Review of Black Political Economy Published in affiliation with the National Economic Association, this journal examines the economic status of African American and Third World peoples and analyzes policies designed to either reduce economic inequality or to advance economic opportunities.
Transition Multidisciplinary journal providing essays and book reviews and essays on a wide range of topics in African American Studies
Western Journal of Black Studies - Covers a wide range of disciplines that focus mainly on the experience of African Americans in the United States of America. Publishes articles that contribute new knowledge and understanding to the field of Black/African American Studies and the African diaspora.
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