Skip to Main Content

African-American Perspectives

Featured Literary Journals


Some of these journals are in library databases and require myLesley login; others are freely available on the web.



Literary Criticism

Still I Rise: Maya Angelou

Featured Media

Toni Morrison directed by Matteo Bellinelli, 1950-, in In Black and White: Six Profiles of African American Authors, 3 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1992), 24 mins

Literary Movements

Washington State University's website about Literary Movements has in-depth resources on slave narratives, local color and the plantation tradition in American literature.

Frederick Douglass