Offers full text of writings by African Americans, including scanned images of original plays by Zora Neale Hurston, as well as hundreds of items of From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1822-1909 (contents are about slavery, African colonization, Emancipation, Reconstruction, and related topics) and African American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A. P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907 (bulk of the material published between 1875-1900). Frederick Douglass papers includes thousands of items including his diary, family papers, correspondence, speeches, etc.
Includes author biographies, book reviews, academic essays, and interviews primarily regarding women writers of color. Scroll to the bottom of the page to browse, or use keyword search at top. Content was originally created by students and volunteers, and managed by the English Department.