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African American and African Studies

About this Guide

Welcome to the WMU Libraries' subject guide for Africana/African American Studies.  This guide includes information resources to help you find books, journal articles, biographical infomration, chronologies, statistics, and much more to help you explore the field of Africana studies.

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The African Diaspora

Map of the African diasporaThe African diaspora in the Americas: Black, Black African ancestry; Brown, Black African & European ancestry; Wine-red, Multiracial. By far, Brazil received the largest number of Africans as slaves.

(Map provided by Francisco Lizcano.  African Diaspora, Wikimedia Commons)

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