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African American Odyssey (Library of Congress)
Superb overview of African American history with maps, photographs, and images of primary source documents.
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. recounts the full trajectory of African-American history in his groundbreaking series. Using video clips from The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, this collection of lesson plans addresses a wide range of themes of the African-American experience from 1500 to the present.
AFRO: The Black Media Authority
Features weekly news updates, news archives, cultural and historical information of interest to the African-American community. Excellent links section with Real Audio for music and speeches.
Archives of African American Music and Culture
Repository of materials at Indiana University covering various musical idioms and cultural expressions from the post-World War II era for study and research. Online publications include Black Grooves and Liner Notes
Black Film Center/Archive: Internet Resources
Links to sites dealing with African-Americans behind the camera, as well as in front of it.
From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1824-1909 (Library of Congress)
American Memory Project site from the Library of Congress providing digital documents relating to slavery, Emancipation, and Reconstruction.
A Guide to Harlem Renaissance Material
Library of Congress resources on African-American expressions of writing, music and art during the 1920s and 1930s. Links to external Web sites on the subject and bibliography.
Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia
The mission of the museum is to "promote racial tolerance by helping people understand the historical and contemporary expressions of intolerance".
Minority Business Development Agency
Resources to support the growth of minority owned businesses in the US. Includes business listings, online resources, statistics, etc. From US Department of Commerce.
We Shall Overcome: Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement (National Park Service)
Detailed resource which chronicles the Civil Rights Movement through lists of historic sites.
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