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Black Studies in Video
Description

The database provides unique access to their African American Classics collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations. Additionally, and exclusively from Alexander Street, Black Studies in Video will feature the SNCC Legacy Video Collection, a series of over fifty hours of formal addresses, panel discussions, and programs that took place at the fiftieth anniversary conference and reunion commemorating the founding of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.

The collection includes documentaries on leading artists, writers, musicians, playwrights, and performers, such as Toni Morrison, Langston Hughes, Huey P. Newton, Frantz Fanon, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Eldridge Cleaver, August Wilson, Bobby Seale, Ethel Waters, Amiri Baraka, and Robert F. Williams.

The database will also draw from the Hatch-Billops Collection, a critically acclaimed archive of primary and secondary resource materials focused on black American art, drama, and literature. Additional content planned for inclusion are the SNCC archives, the NAACP archives, and archives from select Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Full-Text no
Subjects arts and humanities; social sciences
Author/Provider Alexander Street Press
Coverage varies; updated regularly
Off-Campus Access yes
Simultaneous Users unlimited
Restrictions Use of this resource is governed by a license agreement which restricts its use to current Salem State faculty, staff, students and to individuals who use the Salem State Library's facilities. It is the responsibility of each user to ensure that he or she uses this product only for individual, noncommercial use without systematically downloading, distributing (including coursepacks), or retaining substantial portions of information. The use of software such as scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in loss of access to this resource for the entire Salem State community.