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ADFF
URLhttp://www.nyadff.org/
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DescriptionAfrican Diaspora Film Festival
ContentsHomepage of the African Diaspora Film Festival . Contains information about past and current festivals in the US and submission forms for the upcoming festival. Includes a listing of films, winning films, and a separate section on children’s films. Schedules and a ticket reservation service are also available.
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  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
Africa Connector
URLhttp://old.law.columbia.edu/africa
HostColumbia University
DescriptionLinks to a wide range of subjects about Africa
ContentsHosted by Columbia University, the site contains links to African News, Politics, the Internet in Africa, Science, Health and the Environment, Human Rights, Law in Africa, Business in Africa, Travel and Weather, Development, Communications, Art and Culture, Historic Africa, and more. A few links do not work.
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  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Africa Web Links
URLhttp://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Home_Page/WWW_Links.html
HostUniversity of Pennsylvania, African Studies Center
DescriptionAnnotated Resource List
ContentsList of on-line resources related to African Studies not necessarily covered in Penn African Studies Web site. Includes such categories as Anthropology, Arts & Architecture, Development, Environment, History, Human Rights, Languages, Music & Films, Religious Studies, & Women Issues.
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  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
African Film Festival
URLhttp://www.africanfilmny.org/
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DescriptionDatabase of films featured in festival.
ContentsThe AFF Archive is a database of screenings since 1993, when African Film Festival/NY was first presented. Contains synopses, stills, & bios of directors featured. Articles from News departments, & production notes. The African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) is a New York non-profit 501-C3 arts organization. Festival, travelling film series, education program, outreach, discussions.
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  • Biography
  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
African Studies Videos
URLhttp://www.fas.harvard.edu/~cafrica/videos.shtml#Resources-Videos
HostHarvard University
DescriptionHarvard University collection
ContentsList of African studies videos available at Harvard's various libraries.
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  • Bibliography
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
African Theater USA
URLhttp://www.africantheaterusa.com/
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DescriptionSite devoted to African theater in the United States
ContentsThe ‘African Drama and Dance Theater’ page of African Theater USA features news, events, and reviews of African theater in the United States. Most events are based in New York City. Also contains pages on amateur African poetry, online magazines, and African current events.
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  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Electronic Mailing List
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Africultures
URLhttp://www.africultures.com
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Description"The African Culture Website"
ContentsJournal. Artist interviews. Book, music & film reviews. Database on African cinema. Photo library. Conference, festival & concert announcements. Virtual art exhibits. Bulletin board. Weekly/monthly mailing list. Helpful addresses. Radio & TV schedules. Links.
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  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
  • Discussion Forum
  • Electronic Mailing List
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Afriscope
URLhttp://www.afriscope.fr/
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DescriptionFree Parisian bimonthly magazine featuring current cultural news and events related to Africa.
ContentsAccess to the magazine in PDF format. Features articles on current political and social stories and events, as well as book and music reviews.
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  • Primary Text
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
algeriades.com
URLhttp://www.algeriades.com/
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DescriptionThe latest on the arts & literature of Algeria
ContentsCultural news & reviews - events, releases & publications - on/about Algeria : Festivals, Literature, Theater, Music & Dance, Visual Art, Graphic Art, Film & Television, History & Society. Links.
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  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
  • Electronic Mailing List
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  • Maghreb
Algerian Cultural Center in Paris
URLhttp://www.cca-paris.com
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DescriptionSite of the Algerian Cultural Center in Paris
ContentsLists activities & cultural/educational programs. Description of the Library & Film Library. Pictures of the Center.
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  • Database(s)
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  • Maghreb
Amiens International Film Festival
URLhttp://www.filmfestamiens.org/
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DescriptionAnnual international film festival
ContentsHomepage of the Amiens International Film Festival in France, includes the program for this year’s and last year’s festival in addition to the winning Titles for all festivals held. Films are subcategorized by culture/region and summaries of the winning films are included. Also contains the entry form for submissions and information about the judging.
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  • Bibliography
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
ArtMattan Productions
URLhttp://www.africanfilm.com/
Hostwww.africanfilm.com
Description“Films from Africa and the African Diaspora”
Contents“We distribute films that focus on the human experience of black people in Africa, the Caribbean, North and South America and Europe.” ArtMattan sponsors an annual film festival in New York City and the site contains descriptions of about 40 films currently owned by the organization. There is also a link to their festival page.
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  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Bamako-culture
URLhttp://www.bamako-culture.org/
Hostafribone.com
DescriptionOnline magazine of cultural events in Bamako
ContentsA place to exchange information about cultural events in Bamako. Divided into categories: news, theater, dance, cinema, visual arts, music, photography, literature and crafts.
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  • Biography
  • Country Information
  • Primary Text
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Black Film Center/Archive
URLhttp://www.indiana.edu/~bfca/index.html
HostIndiana University
DescriptionWebsite of the Indiana university Black Film Center/Archive.
ContentsDescription of the collection, list of the most prominent independent films, external links and ressources about actors, directors, producers, organizations, distributors, film festivals, film studies and film reviews, posters, studios, etc...
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  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
  • Video Clips
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  • Other
cine3mondes
URLhttp://www.cine3mondes.fr/
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DescriptionCultural diversity through cinema
ContentsDatabase of African filmmakers, On-line Journal, Catalog, Books on Sub-Saharan & Maghrebi cinema, Interactive map of Africa (films by country). "The Médiathèque des Trois Mondes is a cultural, non-profit organization whose aim is to promote the distribution in France of films from Africa, Asia & Latin America."
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  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
CineSpikFrench
URLhttp://www.cinespikfrench.com/
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DescriptionThe Francophone African Cinema website
ContentsAssociation of cinema-lovers, responsible for the Rencontres Cinématographiques of Beaujolais. The latest on Francophone cinema, Francophone films (Africa, Belgium, France, Quebec, Switerland), Interviews & photos of filmmakers & actors. Film-lovers' Dictionnary. Info on the Association. Links.
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  • Photography
  • Primary Text
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Other
CINOMADE
URLhttp://www.cinomade.org/
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DescriptionCinematic Organization in West Africa
ContentsCinomade produces, screens, and facilitates discussion about films which educate people about various issues, such as HIVAIDS and physical disability, in West Africa. The films are entirely made in the country they are targeted to. Website includes information about the film creation process, synopses of films, and photographs.
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  • Photography
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
DSR
URLhttp://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Audio_Visual/DSR_afrFilms.html
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DescriptionAfrican Films from Development Through Self-Reliance Inc.
ContentsList of resources "available to people & institutions interested in African filmmaking, social development & the use of mass media in educational programs." Catalogs, reports, flyers.
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  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Egyptian news
URLhttp://www.sis.gov.eg/En/Default.aspx
HostEgypt State Information Service
DescriptionOnline Egyptian newspaper.
ContentsOnline journal in French, English and Arabic published by the The State Information Service of Egypt. Created in 2000. National and international news, press reviews, TV broadcasts, audio tracks and documentaries. Sections on Politics, History, Cconomy, Culture & Arts, Women, Society.
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  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Video Clips
  • Table of Contents
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Other
Festival Black Movie
URL http://www.blackmovie.ch/#
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Description“Cinema from other worlds: Films from Asia, Africa and Latin America”
ContentsThe Festival Black Movie is an annual festival which aims to teach about cultures from other continents through their films. Focusing on Africa in the beginning, in 1999 the festival opened to include Asia and Latin American as well. 400 films from 36 countries have been shown to date. The site contains festival pages from 2001onwards.
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  • Current Events
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Video Clips
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
H-AfrLitCine
URLhttp://www2.h-net.msu.edu/%7Eaflitweb/
HostMichigan State University
DescriptionDiscussion list on African literature & cinema
ContentsDiscussion list dealing with African Literature & Cinema. Includes : bibliographies, book & article reviews, announcements, teaching materials, techniques, computer software, weekly message files. Member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine, Michigan State University.
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  • Critical Text
  • Discussion Forum
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Haitiwebs
URLhttp://www.haitiwebs.com/
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Description"A virtual Haitian community"
ContentsA site dedicated to Haiti and Haitians. Articles on popular culture. Interviews. Current events.
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  • Current Events
  • Discussion Forum
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  • Caribbean
ilissAfrica
URLhttp://www.ilissafrica.de/en/
HostAfrica Department of the University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg in Frankfurt
DescriptionPortal of online resources on the sub-Saharan Africa region
ContentsSeveral library catalogs and databases are accessible through this portal. It also provides access to e-journals, and has a search menu for literature and internet resources.
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  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Je Chanterai Pour Toi
URLhttp://www.jechanteraipourtoi.com/
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DescriptionFilm set in Mali
Contents“It is a love story told by a singer whose music takes us on a social, political and geographic voyage of Mali from 1960 to our day.” Site contains information about the film, including synopsis, transcript of the screenplay, trailer, and production and sales.
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  • Lyrics
  • Video Clips
  • Table of Contents
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Literature and Culture of Morocco: An Overview
URLhttp://www.scholars.nus.edu.sg/landow/post/morocco/moroccov.html
HostNational University of Singapore
DescriptionBrief introduction to Morocco
ContentsFacts and essays on the following topics: geography, demography, economics, history, politics, religion, science and technology, arts, gender, and literature.
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  • Bibliography
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Table of Contents
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  • Maghreb
Marrakech International Film Festival
URLhttp://www.festival-marrakech.com/
Hostwanadoo.ma
DescriptionInternational Film Festival sponsored by King Mohamed VI
ContentsThe Marrakech International Film Festival was created with the aim of developing the cinematographic art and industry in Morocco, giving producers, actors, and directors a chance to compete with world cinema.
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  • Discussion Forum
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Media Resources Center
URLhttp://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/AfricanVid.html
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DescriptionAfrican Studies at UC Berkeley
ContentsPresents short synopses of African films by country available at UC Berkeley. See bibliography : http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/AfricanBib.html
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  • Bibliography
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Musics and Cultures of Africa and the Caribbean
URLhttp://www.afromix.org/index.fr.html
HostAfromix
DescriptionPortal of African and Caribbean Cultures. News, Music, arts and culture, society, travel, events.
ContentsMusic database, with more than 3000 artists and 8000 albums. The "Arts" section covers cinema, theatre, dance and photos, with articles about recent events. Covers all of Sub-Saharan Africa & the islands of the Indian Ocean. Composed of thematic maps including information on : theater companies, production spaces, festivals, organizations.
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  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
  • Discography
  • Discussion Forum
  • Lyrics
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Nka
URLhttp://www.asrc.cornell.edu/nka/intro.html
HostCornell University
DescriptionJournal of Contemporary African Art
ContentsBiannual publication about contemporary African Art and Artists, edited by Salah Hassan, Olu Oguibe and Okwui Enwezor. Website provides pictures of cover art, table of contents and subscription information. There are currently 21 issues.
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  • Table of Contents
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
North African Film
URLhttp://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Audio_Visual/North_African_10051.html
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DescriptionCritical texts
ContentsText : "Through North African Eyes", by Lynn Teo Simarski. ARAMCO WORLD January/February 1992. "A new indigenous cinema full of beauty and vitality is emerging in North Africa, placing Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco on the cutting edge of film in the Arab world."
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  • Critical Text
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  • Maghreb
Plein Sud
URL http://www.festivalpleinsud.com/
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DescriptionFestival of African cultures
ContentsPlein Sud is an annual festival dedicated to African cultures exploring aspects such as cinema, literature and music. The festival promotes cultural exchange throughout Africa and across the ‘North-South’ divide, promotes thought about development, and educates students in Africa.
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  • Critical Text
  • Discussion Forum
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Quintessence
URLhttp://www.festival-ouidah.org/
Host45 rldc
DescriptionInternational Film Festival of Ouidah
ContentsFestival dedicated to African cinema, especially that of Benin. The site includes information about the festival and reviews of past festivals by newspapers. Festival conceived of by Jean Odoutan.
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  • Critical Text
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
Regards sur le cinéma d'Afrique et de l'hémisphère sud
URLhttp://www.cinemadusud.com/
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DescriptionFestival
Contents50 feature-length & short films across Normandy. Festival schedule, info on participating films, filmmakers (photos & short bios), and related events.
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  • Biography
  • Bibliography
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
RETIC
URLhttp://www.reticfestival.net/
HostCentre camerounais de l'institut unternational du théâtre.
DescriptionThe Cameroon International Theater Festival
Contents"To promote a theatre of research inspired by African customs & rites, & to establish a dialogue between its new values and the conventional dramatics techniques".
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  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Scenarios From Africa
URLhttp://www.globaldialogues.org/
HostThe Global Dialogues Trust
DescriptionThis site is about a project in which Africans under the age of 25 participated in a contest of ideas and dialogues for short-films about HIV/AIDS. The winning films were produced by well-known African film-makers and distributed widely throughout Africa as a method of health education and HIV prevention.
ContentsThis site contains information about the contest as well as the winning films.
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  • Video Clips
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Senegalaisement: Culture
URLhttp://senegalaisement.com/senegal/culture.html
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Description“The culture of Senegal across all of its aspects”
Contents“The rich history and the great diversity of the Senegalese people make its cultural rich and varied. Senegalaisement proposes that you discover it with 9 pages, each one dedicated to an aspect of the Senegalese culture: singers, cinema, music, fashion, literature, festivals, visual arts, dance, sports, and gastronomy.”
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  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Discography
  • Discussion Forum
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Video Clips
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Yale Africa Guide Interactive
URLhttp://www.yale.edu/macmillan/african/index.shtml
HostYale Council on African Studies and the Kamusi Project
DescriptionThis site has a database of resources about development, culture, language and many other aspects of Africa.
ContentsThis site has a very thorough list of links to online resources about Africa and the Diaspora, organized according to thematic category and country.(click on "Africa collection" and "ohter resources"). The website also has links to the virtual exhibits of the Peabody Museum.
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  • Artwork
  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa