Published by Oxford University Press in June 2016.
Extensive: over 2,000 articles on people of African descent (as well as people who impacted the history of the Diaspora) from the colonial era to the present and from all regions and countries of the Caribbean and Latin America
Scholarly: articles written by experts in the field of the Diaspora
Diverse: Covers major and obscure figures in the fields of the humanities, military, art and the performing arts, government and politics, law, literature, education, science, business, medicine, activism, and religion.
New: many figures covered in the project have never appeared in an English-language publication before.
The third biography collection published by OUP that focuses on people of African descent, and it will continue to grow online as part of the African American Studies Center
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