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African American Art
  Brief Summary - An excerpt on African American art taken from Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Kwame Anthony Appiah.


African American History Challenge
  Brief Summary - An Internet based curriculum enhancement tool for African American History education programs. It consists of test questions based on the lives of important 19th century African Americans.


African American Mosaic
  Brief Summary - A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Black history and culture.


Afrigeneas
  Brief Summary - "AfriGeneas provides leadership, promotion and advocacy for the mutual development and use of a system of genealogy resources for researching African related ancestry."


Alcan Highway Black History
  Brief Summary - "During World War II in the Canadian Wilderness, 10,607 U.S. soldiers built a road 1,522 miles long in eight months (1942-1943). Around 3,695 of these soldiers were Black men." Besides giving valuable details on the Black History of the Alaska-Canadian (Alcan) Highway, this wonderful site has many photos showing African Americans building the Alcan Highway.


Black American Heritage Month
  Brief Summary - Has the Canadian perspective on Black History. Contains many excellent related links including historic Atlantic Monthly articles by Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, and other famous Blacks.


Black Filmmaker: Oscar Micheaux
  Brief Summary - This web site is about America's first successful black filmmaker. This son of freed slaves went from working as a shoe-shine boy to producing, directing, and writing over 40 movies in his lifetime.


Black History Page
  Brief Summary - This page was born out of the inspiration of the "Million Man March". Each month it highlights a person of color, organization, or event which has contributed to the global community.


Black History Project
  Brief Summary - This valuable resource contains a collection of quotes from black thinkers, a list of books by noted authors, an audio interview feature, an online game to test your black history knowledge, and much more.


Black Quest Power Resource Links
  Brief Summary - The ultimate source and gateway to African/African American history, culture and the Black experience.


The Britannica Guide to Black History
  Brief Summary - This web site examines nearly 400 years of African American history through five distinct time periods. ( Many Audio/Video Biographies! )


Christine's Genealogy Website
  Brief Summary - An excellent collection of African American Genealogical Resources.


Daughters of Eve
  Brief Summary - "This site highlights the achievements of African American Women past and present.


FEN's Martin Luther King, Jr. Page
  Brief Summary - The Family Education Network's feature on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.


54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry
  Brief Summary - History and reenactment unit information of the Afro-American union soldiers of the Civil War period (1863-1865) who fought in South Carolina.


Harry T. Moore Homesite
  Brief Summary - "This site is being developed to commemorate the lives of two pioneering Afro-American civil rights workers, Harry T. Moore and Harriette V. Moore. They were murdered in their home in 1951. It was the first killing of a prominent civil rights leader, and one of the sparks that ignited the American civil rights movement."


Johnkankus: Roots of an Afro-American Christmas
  Brief Summary - The Johnkankus is an one of the first African American traditions. A tradition that has lasted in various locations for two hundred and seventy-six years. An explanation of the Johnkankus, reference materials, & a classroom lesson plan are all available from this web site.


Juneteenth.com Website
  Brief Summary - Information on the nation-wide annual event called Juneteenth. Related information is also available on the following web site: Juneteenth Festival, Inc. - Buffalo, NY


Kwanzaa Information Center
  Brief Summary - The web reference on Kwanzaa (e.g., history, symbols, etc.). Kwanzaa-related information is also available on the following web sites:
  1. Kwanzaa Recipes
  2. Kwanzaa: Resources - Flint Library
  3. Kwanzaa Welcome Page


Lest We Forget
  Brief Summary - Published quarterly by LWF Publications. Focuses on the history and culture of African-Americans and our contributions to the development and growth of this society.


Memphis: We Remember
  Brief Summary - Produced by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Information Center, this web site contains articles and photos of the 1968 sanitation workers' strike in Memphis, Tennessee by AFSCME Local 1733. The site also contains Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last public speech in support of the sanitation workers and links to other African American labor history web sites.


Moore's Ford Lynchings
  Brief Summary - On July 25, 1946, two young black couples were killed by a lynch mob at the Moore's Ford Bridge in Walton County Georgia.


National Civil Rights Museum - Virtual Tour
  Brief Summary - This tour is made up of exhibits arranged in chronological order. Each exhibit allows you to view a glimpse of a key historical event.


Negro Baseball Leagues Home Page
  Brief Summary - A comprehensive on-line resource for information pertaining to the Negro Baseball Leagues.


The North Star: Tracing the Underground Railroad
  Brief Summary - In the years before the Civil War, a secret network of people and places, known as the Underground Railroad, helped many slaves escape to freedom (by erik at tf corp). This site serves as a historical resource on the Underground Railroad.


The Springfield Race Riot of 1908
  Brief Summary - Tells the history of the 1908 Springfield Illinois Race Riot and also shows its connection to the subsequent creation of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).


366th Infantry Regiment Home Page
  Brief Summary - The 366th Infantry Regiment was an all-Black army unit in WWII that saw action in North African and Italy.


William Still Underground Railroad Foundation
  Brief Summary - The William Still Underground Railroad Foundation is a non-profit corporation which focuses on telling the historical events pertaining to the Still Family, the Underground Railroad and Black History in general.





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