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ENGL 41A African American Literature

Researching African American Literature

Quilt with image of two women with paints in front of portraits of four figures from Black history (Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, and others)


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    • Search for subject:  African Americans Fiction
    • Search using your keywords

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Citations & Attributions

Faith Ringgold, American. Exhibition: Dancing at the Louvre: French Collection and Other Story Quilts, Moroccan Holiday. Exhibition: 10/1/1998-1/3/1999, Work: 1997. Artstor

This guide was adapted with permission from Kennesaw State University Library System