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African American Studies: Welcome

Welcome to the McNichols Campus Library

McNichols Campus Library
4001 W. McNichols Rd.
Detroit, MI 48221-3038

313-993-1795 (main)
313-993-1071 (research)

Welcome to the African American Studies Guide

Welcome to the African American Studies Research Guide. Here you find resources to help with your study of this interdisciplinary subject, including information about and how to find books, articles, websites, and events. The resources are intended to support the research and information needs of the University's minor in African American Studies as well as the Detroit Mercy community, with resources focusing on "race, culture, and identity through urban, regional, and global perspectives." Other Research Guides that may be of interest to your studies include History, Social Justice, and Race, Inclusion, and Society.

For questions about this Guide or other African American Studies resources at the McNichols Campus Library, please contact the Librarian Subject Guide listed on the right side of this page.

African American Studies + Resources at University of Detroit Mercy

African  and Caribbean Student Organization's purpose is to "create a platform that empowers African and Caribbean students to be a positive influence in society by embracing unity between students of African descents and all those concerned." Its mission is to "mold future leaders, promote our cultural heritage and unite the African diaspora." The Faculty Moderator is Yvonne King ( or 313-993-1208).

Black Student Union's mission is "to advocate and sustain an environment leading to spiritual, cultural, social, economic, political, humanitarian and educational growth and change for students of African/African-American descent. Black Student Union President is Relicious Eboh ( and the Faculty Moderator is Jessa Vance, Jr. ( or 313-993-2003).

Subject Guide

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Rebecca Tull
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