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"Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences."
Includes academic articles and research papers and is particularly useful in finding scholarly treatment of emerging issues or hot topics.
Provides access to the most current and controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more, published weekly. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. CQ Researcher Online offers access to CQ Researcher reports dating back to 1991. PDF files are available for reports from January 1996
Encyclopedia of Race & Racism
Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era. Delves into the historic origins of ideas of race and racism and explores their social and scientific consequences. Includes biographies of significant theorists, as well as political and social leaders and notorious racists.
HeinOnline’s Civil Rights and Social Justice database brings together a diverse offering of publications covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans.
California Newsreel is a non-profit social justice film distribution and production company dedicated to producing and distributing social justice films that inspire, educate and engage audiences.
Academic Video Online
Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available, delivering almost 70,000 titles spanning subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 14,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street.
Color of Change
Color of Change is an online racial justice organization that leads campaigns to advocate change to help Black Communities.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded in 1909 and is the largest and pre-eminent civil rights organization in the United States.
American Civil Liberties Union
The ACLU is a nonprofit organization founded in 1920's that is dedicated to defending and preserving people's rights provided by the Constitution.
RAND Corporation is a research organization dealing with different topics. Search through the "Racial Discrimination" subject for articles, blogs, and other documents that examine and document this topic.