**Purchase of this database was made available by a gracious donation from Ms. Peggy Helmerich. Thank you.**

Focusing predominantly on Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, and towns and cities in North Carolina this resource presents multiple aspects of the African American community through pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records, reports and in-depth oral histories, revealing the prevalent challenges of racism, discrimination and integration, and a unique African American culture and identity.  History, Texts, & Biography, Images/ Media, Intercultural Studies & Humanities, Multidisciplinary / Other, News, Peggy Helmerich Gift, William E. Pannell Databases, full text