The Schomburg Center and the New York Public Library offerers a wide variety of resources that document people of African descent in protest across the research libraries including research guides, databases, books, zines, and more. To find additional resources, check the NYPL catalog, or the NYPL Archives Portal.
The New York Public Library provides access to a variety of both historical and contemporary Newspapers and Periodicals. The full list can be located on our website.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive (Accessible with NYPL card)
Slavery and Manumission Manuscripts of Timbuktu (Accessible at NYPL)
African America, Communists, and the National Negro Congress, 1933-1947 (Accessible with NYPL card)
Fight for Racial Justice and the Civil Rights Congress (Accessible with NYPL card)
Microfilm readers allow researchers to view select archival materials on a computer screen.
The Schomburg Center Scrapbooks are a collection of 296 volumes assembled by library staff between the 1920s and 1960s, to supplement the collection of Black history. The scrapbooks are organized by topic and consist primarily of newspaper clippings, unless otherwise noted.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "A Tuskegee student." New York Public Library Digital Collections.