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Why databases and journals?
Research on anti-racism, white privilege, police violence, and related topics has been conducted for decades. Databases and journals are some of the best places to find information about research - including statistics and data - about these topics. After clicking on a database or journal, use keywords to search for articles, news, primary sources, and other materials related to a topic.
Black Studies Center
Brings together historical and contemporary material for researching the past, present, and future of African-Americans, the wider African Diaspora, and Africa itself.
Race Relations in America
Explore three pivotal decades in the struggle for civil rights in America through the eyes and work of sociologists, activists, psychologists, teachers, ministers, students and housewives.Materials range from survey material, including interviews and statistics, to educational pamphlets, administrative correspondence, and photographs and speeches from the Annual Race Relations Institutes.
America: History and Life with Full Text
An index to journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations on North American historical topics from prehistory to the present. See Historical Abstracts for historical coverage beyond the US and Canada.
Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America
Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of indigenous North American culture, history, and life. Includes citations to books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.
Contains citations from "The Chicano Periodical Index"; "The Chicano Index"; "Arte Chicano: An Annotated Bibliography of Chicano Art, 1965 -1981; Chicana Studies Index; and "The Chicano Anthology Index." Limited to 5 simultaneous users, please log out when finished.
Full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. The complete collection also includes the module Ethnic NewsWatch: A History, which provides historical coverage of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American periodicals from 1959-1989.
Historical Abstracts with Full Text
Index to journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations covering world history from 1450 - present. Updated monthly. For US and Canadian history, see America: History and Life.
Slavery, Abolition, and Social Justice, 1490-2007
Designed as a portal for trans-Atlantic slavery and abolition studies between 1490 and 2007, with original manuscripts, pamphlets, books, maps, images, and more. Close attention is paid to the varieties of slavery, the legacy of slavery, the social-justice perspective, and the continued existence of slavery today.
Searching for More
To find more materials related to anti-racism, racism, police violence, white privilege, and related topics. Use the search box below for these keywords:
- Race relations
- Race awareness
- Race discrimination
- Black lives matter movement
- White privilege
- Racial profiling in law enforcement
- Police brutality
- Police misconduct
- Violence against African American
- Discrimination in law enforcement
Racism in criminology