Rhetoric, Composition, Literary Theory, Music

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  • The Intuitionist: A Novel - Colson Whitehead
    Space Is the Place - Sun Ra
    Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora - Sheree Renée Thomas
    Blue Light by Mosley, Walter (1999) Mass Market Paperback -
    Lilith's Brood - Octavia E. Butler
    The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel - Colson Whitehead
    Mumbo Jumbo - Ishmael Reed
    Mama Day - Gloria Naylor

Black Life Documented: Exploring the Charles L. Blockson Collection

20160919_181314This year, I was blessed with the opportunity to work in the Charles L. BLockson Collection. This collection spans two universities, Penn State and Temple University, and is host to a wealth of Africana archival material and secondary sources. The collection serves as a resource to students and faculty alike, and it provides an excellent starting point for any project relating to the African American Experience.

There is also a superb documentary featuring Charles L. Blockson, and it even won an Emmy! Check it out here by clicking on the link- Holding History: The Collections of Charles L. Blockson.

During my time here, I will be exploring the collection and writing posts about its contents. Enjoy!!!  

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The Blockson Collection is also your link to other African American Archives. Click here to explore other digital collections and resources.