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African-American Sites


African American Mosaic
Resource guide produced by the Library of Congress for the study of black history and culture.

African American Web Connection
Many links to websites on the African American culture and experience.

African American Almanac
Biographies, historical documents and events, folk tales, trivia games, and
speeches and commentary by and about the African American experience.

African American History Challenge
Test your African American knowledge with this quiz!

The African American Journey
From World Book Encyclopedia, this site covers the history of African Americans
from the slave trade through the Civil Rights movement. A slide show of maps is also

African American Odyssey
From the Library of Congress, this site provides a history of African Americans
from slavery and Civil War to the civil rights movement.

African American Perspectives
Includes a Timeline of African American History, 1852-1925.

African-American Population Statistics
Recent population statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau.
"You'll find here new material every day: news and comment from Africa, the
Americas and around the world about the lives, experiences and needs of black

Africans in America
Brief American history of Africans from 1450 to 1865. Includes narratives, teacher
resources, and youth activity guide.

Black Facts Online
Search by keyword or by date for significant African American history facts.

Black History: Exploring African American Issues on the Web
This site, intended for students' study, is filled with African American information
and history.

Black History Month 1999
From CNN Interactive and World African Network, this site provides a black history
timeline, stories, and more.

A Deeper Shade of History
Check out "This Week in Black History" or search the Black History Database.

Encarta Schoolhouse: Harlem Renaissance
Musicians, writers, and noteworthy people of the Harlem Renaissance.

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
This site is broken down by scientific field and also maintains an index for African
American women scientists.

From Jim Crow to Linda Brown
A retrospective of the African American Experience from 1897 to 1953.

"Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery."

K-12 Electronic Guide for African Resources on the Internet
Information on the countries and cultures of Africa for students.

National Parks and Historic Sites
Discover historic sites around the US significant to African American history.

The United States Colored Troops in the Civil War
Review the history of regiments and the African American men who fought in the
Civil War.

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Last updated: February 4, 2003
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