Go to the African American Resource Center
- The African-American Heritage Trail Local!
- Louisiana Travel "highlights the many historic sites and tributes to be found along the state's" newest historical sites.
African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the
Study of Black History and Culture
- Text and images from an
online exhibit highlighting the Library of Congress' African-American
- Africana Heritage Project
- From the University of South Florida, this site's stated mission is "to rediscover precious records that document the names and lives of former slaves, freedpersons and their descendants, and share those records on this free Internet site."
- Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy,
- Online, searchable access to the information compiled by Professor Gwendolyn Midlo Hall and
previously made available in her "Databases for the Study of Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy, 1699
- Amistad Research Center Local!
- The web site of the South's premier repository for civil rights and African American history.
- Black Inventors
- Includes links to biographies of individual African American inventors.
- Boston African-American National Historic Site
- Describes the programs of this historic site, which includes "5 pre-Civil War structures relating to
19th century African-American community."
- Celebrating Black History 365
- Lawson Community College celebrates 365 days of Black History by creating links to a myriad of information about African American heritage, including influential past and present African Americans; a salute to President Barack Obama; and contemporary firsts in science, government, sports, and entertainment.
- The Faces of Science: African
Americans in the
- An extensive list of African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement
- Freedmen's Bureau Online
- Includes selected extracts from the records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and
records of operations, records relating to murders and outrages, freedmen's marriage certificates, records
freedmen's labor, monthly reports of destitute discharged soldiers and their families, reports of indigent
freedpeople (in a number of Louisiana parishes).
- In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience
- This stunning site from the Schomburg Center from Research in Black Culture examines the migration of African-Americans throughout history, using more than 16,500 pages of texts, 8300 illustrations, and more than 60 maps. A timeline is also provided, along with educational material for students and teacher.
- MLK Online
- "Your 'One Stop Source' for MLK on the net.
- Mathematicians of the African Diaspora
- This site exhibits "the accomplishments of the peoples of Africa and the African Diaspora within
the Mathematical Sciences."
- National Civil Rights Museum
- Take a virtual tour of the museum in Memphis.
Underground Railroad Freedom Center
- Celebrating the historic themes of the Underground Railroad as they relate
to contemporary society through commemoration, education and inspiration.
- New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network Local!
- The "Soul of New Orleans," "one of the country's most comprehensive tourist guides dedicated
New Orleans. "
- Records of Slave Ship Movement Between Africa and the Americas, 1817-1843
- "This site provides access to the raw data and documentation which contains information on slave ship movement between Africa and the Americas from 1817-1843. Specifically, the data file contains information on the ship's port of arrival, date of arrival, type of vessel, tonnage, master's name, number of guns, number of crew, national flag, number of slaves, port of departure, number of days of voyage, and mortality.">
- Schomburg Center for Research in Black
- The New York Public Library's famed research center.
Visit: The Emancipation Proclamation
- Images of, and information about, Lincoln's great document. From the New
York State Library.
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Desegregation, an original painting by Alvena V. Seckar, 1960. The
on the second floor of New Orleans Public Library.