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African American History Month     View
Collection of links to material in honor of African American History month in February. Includes links to collections, images, and audio and video sources for individuals such as Carter G. Woodson ("father" of African American History Month ...

American Black Journal     View
Digitized collection of back shows of this television series (originally titled "Colored People's Time"), whose programs "represent a wide variety of African-American viewpoints on issues important to the city of Detroit, the state of ...

From Canterbury to Little Rock: The Struggle for Educational Equality for African Americans     View
This lesson plan, based on the Prudence Crandall Museum (Canterbury, Connecticut) and Little Rock Central High School (Arkansas), focuses on the examination of historical events at the two locations and on comparing and contrasting of African America ...

Banished: American Ethnic Cleansings     View
Companion website to a documentary that investigates U.S. communities where blacks where forcibly expelled during the 1860s to the 1920s, and where "even a century later, these towns remain almost entirely white." Read about some of these c ...

Street Lit Takes a Hit: An African American Author Raps the Genre, But Librarians Defend It     View
This 2006 article discusses how "urban fiction, street lit, ghetto fiction, gangsta lit, whatever you call it, this gritty genre of African American writing is enormously popular, both in bookstores and libraries," but is not popular with N ...

An Imperfect Revolution: Voices From the Desegregation Era     View
The public radio series American RadioWorks "traveled to Louisville, KY and Charlotte, NC to talk with people about their memories of [racial] integration" in schools. This website features some of the stories, the full audio program and tr ...

National Urban League     View
"Established in 1910, The Urban League is the nation's oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream." Its website features news, details about programs, and ...

Journey to Wellness: An Online Health Magazine For African Americans     View
This website features articles on health issues affecting African Americans, covering general health, disease and prevention, faith and wellness, and consumer health topics. Includes archived broadcasts of the Journey to Wellness radio talk show (hos ...

The Handbook of Texas Online: Juneteenth     View
This essay describes the origins of the Juneteenth holiday. "On June 19 ('Juneteenth'), 1865, Union general Gordon Granger read the Emancipation Proclamation in Galveston, thus belatedly bringing about the freeing of 250,000 slaves in Texas. ... Black Museums     View
Annotated list of museums and monuments relating to the African American experience and history. Museums are listed by U.S. city. Includes links to websites. From, a company that "publishes information that addresses cultural t ...,1650,0,0,1,0




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