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African American History Links

 

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African American History Sites
African-American Biographies
African-Americans in the Military
Primary Source Documents in African American History
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African American History Sites
  Black History Month from the History Channel  The Africana web site is loaded with historical information. Use the Search box, or click on one of the links on the page to check out historical topics of interest. The Africana Home Page is also a great place to browse.
  Afro-America's Black History Museum.    Interactive exhibits at this site include Black Resistance...Slavery in the U.S.; The Tuskegee Airmen; Jackie Robinson; the Black Panther Party; Black or White (advertisements from the 1920s and 1930s); the Million Man March; the Scottsboro Boys; and This is Our War, articles written about black soldiers during World War II
  AFRO-American Almanac   Billed as " your internet resource for African-American history," this site has fold tales, biographies, historical documents, and articles on historical events. The AFRO Voices section is divided into Commentary, Poetry, and Speeches.
  Black History Month   Created and maintained by CNN in partnership with the World African Network, this site is an excellent place to being nay study of African American history. Its contents change from year to year, but the site can be counted on to provide information about the important contributions of African Americans. For additional links, go to the Site Sampler - Exploring Black History on the Web page.
  Black History: Exploring African American Issues on the Web. This site was created as a model for integrating the Web into classroom learning. there is A Dhotis of links to various Web sites, a Subject Sampler that aims to inspire personal interest in Black history, and Web Quests on the Tuskegee Tragedy and Little Rock Integration. This site is intended for classroom use.
  http://search.eb.com/blackhistory/profession.html. Articles from the EB cover Arts, Politics, Civil Rights, Education, and more, organized by time period.
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African American Biographies
African American Biographies from the Encyclopedia Britannica. Listed alphabetically from A to Z, these are short bios on almost everyone.
  Africans in America -- Resource Bank Index. Biographies and information about influential African Americans prior to and during the civil war
  Encyclopedia Britannica - Eras in Black History Timeline. Scroll down through the timeline to find links to many significant Black History figures.
  Stamp on Black History--Profiles of famous African Americans who have been featured on postage stamps.
  Enchanted Learning --Black History Month --Profiles, timelines and more
   Scholastic Publishers -- Culture and Change --Black History in America --Includes civil right activists, Inventors and more.
  The African American Almanac Biographies
  Google Directory for Civil Rights Leaders
  InfoPlease Index of Notable African Americans
  African American Biographies from the Encyclopedia Brittanica
  American National Biography -- This database includes images. If you have trouble accessing this page from home, go to the High School Libfrary Electronic Resources page by clicking on the link, then go to the Biography section,
  Gale Power Search -- If you have trouble accessing this page from home, go to the High School Libfrary Electronic Resources page by clicking on the link, then click on the Gale Power Search link in the table of contents.,
  Encyclopedia of World Biography - If you have trouble accessing this page from home, go to the High School Libfrary Electronic Resources page by clicking on the link, then go to the Biography section,
  Images
  Google Image Search
  EBSCO Image Search -- Select Image search from the menu of options
  Clusty Images -- Search by name
 
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African-Americans in the Military
Black Wings: African American Pioneer Aviators. The story of how one group of Americans overcame enormous obstacles to break into aviation. This site, from the National Air and Space Museum, includes primary sources and additional resource for teachers.
  Military Resources: Blacks in the Military. Articles and documents from the National Archives, detailing African American participation in the various wars of the United States. Each linked web page has additional links for further research.
  The Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry. The site recounts the exploits of the 54th Massachusetts, give access to letters and other documents of the time, and provides a database with the names of more than 230,000 African American troops who fought for the Union.
   
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African American Primary Source Documents
  Duke University Collection Primary Sources. Letters and memoirs from African-American women held in bondage in the United States.
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