African-American History

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Articles and resources covering slavery in colonial times, Jim Crow laws, Civil Rights Movement, abolition movement, and more.

African America Perspectives

Pamphlets from the Daniel A.P. Murray collection present a timeline of African Ameican history, 1852-1925.

African American Odyssey

Showcases more than 200 items from the African American collections of the Library of Congress.

African American World

PBS produced site offering a wealth of information on African American history including timelines, classroom activities, and profiles of individuals.

Africans in America

PBS documentary explores America's journey through slavery.

Afro-American Almanac

Historical perspective of a nation, its people, and its cultural evolution,from the beginning of the slave trade through the Civil Rights movement, to the present.

Black Facts

Resource for a wide range of African history information.

Black History Site

Information on the accomplishments and notable achievements of black people.

Colonial Slave Cemetery

Offers a visual tour of the cemetery grounds along with information on African names, burial markers, and slavery in Newport.

Historic White Rock Cemetery, Inc.

Chronicles the events that took place in Historic White Rock - a cemetery for black people.

The History Makers

Anthology featuring the prominent people behind the history of Africa.

Jack Hadley Black History Museum

African American historic and educational site. Includes information on affiliates, gallery, collection, gift shop, history, events and activities. Located in Thomasville Georgia.

Know Your Black History

Collection of articles and information on African American history and culture.

Remember Segregation

Offers an interactive demonstration to tell the story of segregation. Also offers a Martin Luther King biography and a photo gallery of prominent people who led the way in the move toward desegregation.

The Roots Project

Non profit project by the University of Massachusetts Lowell to reunite African Americans with their ancestral roots in Africa. Includes information on the genetic science behind the project.

South Carolina African-American History

Online educational resource featuring African-American role models for the youth.

Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions

Nonprofit organization promotes increased understanding of African American contributions to the history and development of St. Mary's County.

William Loren Katz

Features lectures, essays and books from the African-American history author.

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