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Humanities: Find Articles

A guide to resources on the humanities. Choose from the tabs below to locate specific kinds of resources.

Investigative Reporting


ProPublica: Investigative journalism focusing on public trust.

Real Clear Investigations

Real Clear Investigations: Trusted investigative reports aggregated.


National Geographic

The new yorker

Time Magazine

Smithsonian Magazine

Southern Literary Journals

Black Freedom Website

Civil Rights leaders in front of Lincoln Memorial

In Black Freedom Struggle, there are primary source documents from several of the time periods in American History when the river of the Black Freedom Struggle ran more powerfully, while not losing sight of the fierce, often violent opposition that Black people have faced on the road to freedom.

This website contains approximately 1,600 documents focused on six phases of Black Freedom:

  1. Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860)
  2. The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877)
  3. Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932)
  4. The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945)
  5. The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975)
  6. The Contemporary Era (1976-2000)

Newspapers Via Proquest

New York Times

Washington Post

chicago tribune

Boston Globe

plain dealer

christian science monitor


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News Websites


Axios: Short introductions to current topics with very little bias.


BBC: An array of topics without a U.S. centric focus.


NPR: Listen to articles and podcasts or read available articles.

PBS News Hour

PBS News Hour: Up to date current events.