Encyclopedias provide overviews of your topic, the nuances and disagreements, and who the key theorists or writers are. Encyclopedias are a good place to start when you first start exploring your topic.
Newspapers are great places for the local perspective on your research topic. Search these newspaper databases for newspaper articles about your topic.
You might need to provide some data or statistics to contextualize your research problem. Use the non-profit and governmental websites below - and see even more in the EXHIBIT SOURCES section of this guide.