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Africana Studies


Websites and current news sources

The Root -- "The premier news, opinion and culture site for African-American influencers"

Black Girl Dangerous -- A website that focuses on social justice from the perspective of queer and trans* people of color

Colorlines -- Daily news focused on racial justice

The Grio -- A news site that is "devoted to providing African-Americans with stories and perspectives that appeal to them but are underrepresented in existing national news outlets"

Black Youth Project -- Compiles blog posts and articles by young Black activists

Crunk Feminist Collective -- "A space of support and camaraderie for hip hop generation feminists of color, queer and straight, in the academy and without"

The Alternative Press Center's directory of social justice periodicals -- Browsable by category. These periodicals can be searched using the Alternative Press Index database which is available at Smith, UMass, and Amherst College.

Library Databases

Springshare's information on Accessibility in Libguides - - MHC Accessibility Barriers Form