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Description provided by Gale Virtual Reference Library:
The African American Almanac provides a range of historical and current information on African American history, society and culture and includes coverage of such topics as:
  • Africa and the Black Diaspora
  • Film and television
  • Landmarks
  • National organizations
  • Population
  • Religion
  • Science and technology
  • Sports
Patrons will also find chronologies, texts of important documents, legislation, speeches, biographical profiles, essays, and more than 650 photographs, illustrations, maps and statistical charts to help them with their research.

An expanded appendix of recipients of selected awards and honors and cumulative subject index make this resource easy to use.

>> Please click here to access The African American Almanac.
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You can also access the "eBook Index" to jump to indexed topics within the publication.
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