Luther King Day Resources
American Odyssey - highlights related rare books, government documents, manuscripts,
maps, musical scores, plays, films, and recordings from the Library of Congress
Mosaic - exhibition that tracks African American history from the colonization
of North America to abolition to the post-World War II migration. From the Library
Fires - from burning crosses to burning churches, learn about hate crime in
Association for the Advancement of Colored People
- striving to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality
of minority group citizens of the United States. Official site.
Urban League - nonprofit, community-based social service and civil rights
Coalition - founded by Jesse Jackson.
Influential African Americans in
the 20th Century - photos from Time-Life.
Church Fires - Resource Guide - distributed by the General Board of Global
- covers the geography, history, culture and community of Africa and people of
African descent. Also offers news, arts, multimedia, music, chat, email, and more.
- AfroSearch - index of African-American links.
- portal and search engine.
Information for Study of Africana
Education Internet Resource Guide
Directory: Black Quest Power Resource Links - gateway to African and African
American history, culture and society.
Learning African American Resources - African
American History links to good info for kids Celebrating Black History began in
1926, when Dr. Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard Ph.D., initiated "Negro History
Week." Dr. Woodson, a historian, chose the second week in February because
it included the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. In 1976,
the Bicentennial (200th birthday) of the U.S.A., the week-long observance was
extended to the entire month of February in order to have enough time for celebratory
programs and activities.
of African American History
Negro Artist - This website is for African American Artists and an on-line
portal for both African America Artists and African American History. The website
contains 1000's of links and 100's of Slave Narratives and full text of historical
literature. The primary aim of this website is to encourage research activity
on people of African descent and to provide information to the study of the African