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African Americans in Foreign Affairs: Selected Resources

This guide contains selected sources at the Library of Congress related to African Americans in foreign policy, including books, manuscripts, film, audio, and digital materials.


This resource guide serves an introduction to selected materials on African Americans in field of foreign affairs available at the Library of Congress. Compiling a wide variety of material such as books, manuscripts, film, audio recordings and interviews, you will find many sources documenting the contributions and participation in U.S. foreign policy by prominent African Americans. Below is a gallery of portraits of a few of those individuals available online in the Library's digital collections.