African American Studies
Rush Rhees Library
- African American History: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Provides links to resources on Martin Luther King, Jr. An independent directory compiled by Mike Madin, Academic Info.
- African American National Biography
Rhees Reference Stacks E185.96 .A4466 2008
- African-American Women: Duke University Online Archival Collection
Provides information on African-American women as well as links to other related sites on African American women. Compiled and maintained by the Special Collections Library, Duke University.
- Contemporary Black Biography
Rhees Reference Stacks DT18 .C66
- University of Rochester Frederick Douglass Project
This project seeks to digitize all of the Frederick Douglass materials held in the collections of the University of Rochester Library.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
Biographical as well as general information relating to Martin Luther King Jr produced by the Seattle Times.
- Who's Who Among African Americans
Rhees Stacks E 185.96 .W5
- Black Index: Afro-Americana in Selected Periodicals, 1907-1949
Rhees Stacks Z1361.N39 N58
- In Black and White: A Guide to Magazine Articles, Newspaper Articles, and Books Concerning More Than 15,000 Black Individuals and Groups
Rhees Stacks Z1361.N39 S655
- Index to Periodical Articles by and about Negroes (1960/1970-1972) & Index to Periodical Articles by and about Blacks (1973-1983) & Index to Black periodicals (1984- )
Rhees Reference Stacks AI3 .O37i
- Index to Selected Periodicals Received in the Hallie Q. Brown Library: Decennial Cumulation, 1950-1959
Rhees Reference Stacks AI3 .O37i
- QBR-The Quarterly Black Review of Books
Provides reviews of recent African American fiction, nonfiction, poetry, etc., and a "guide to Black classics."
- Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYPL
Use with the Voyager catalog to find the locations, call numbers, and descriptions of the books, journals (not articles), newspapers, software, music scores, videos, microforms, and other resources in the UR libraries.
- African American History: Civil Rights Movement Provides links to resources on the Civil Rights Movement. An independent directory compiled by Mike Madin, Academic Info.
- Civil Rights Documentation Project Provides access to oral history bibliography, transcripts, and timeline in Mississippi. Compiled and maintained by The University of Southern Mississippi.
- The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America
Rhees Reference Stacks E185.61 .E544
- Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement
Rhees Reference Stacks E185.61 .L84
- Black Americans: A Statistical Sourcebook. Numbers& Concepts, 1993.
Rhees Stacks E185.5 .B52
- Black Demographic Data, 1790-1860: A Sourcebook
Rhees Reference Stacks E185.18 .C73
- The Black Population in the United States
African American demographic data/statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau.
- Historical Statistics of Black America
Compiled & Edited by Jessie Carney Smith and Carell Peterson Horton. Gale research, 1995.
Rhees Reference Stacks E185 .H543 1995
- The African American Encyclopedia
Rhees Reference Stacks E185 .A253 1993
- The African American Mosaic
A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Black history and culture.
- Internet Resources for Students of African-American History and Culture
A comprehensive site. Provides historical documents, almanacs, links to archival sites, and more. Compiled and maintained by Rutgers University Libraries.
- Archives of African American Music and Culture
AAAMC is an Indiana University center "devoted to the collection, preservation, and dissemination of materials for the purpose of research and study of African-American music and culture."
- Chronology of African-American History: Significant Events and People from 1619 to the Present
Rhees Reference Stacks E185 .H64 1991
- Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History: The Black Experience in the Americas
Rhees Reference Stacks E185.E54 2006
- The Historical and Cultural Atlas of African Americans
Rhees Reference Stacks E185 .A8 1991
- Voices of the Spirit: Sources for Interpreting the African-American Experience
Rhees Reference Stacks Z1361.N39 G56 1995
- Afro-Americ@ National News
Provides current national and regional news, with commentaries, and more. Published by The Afro-American Newspaper Company of Baltimore, Inc.
- Black Newspapers Index, 1977-curren
Rhees Reference Stacks AI3 .I46
- Insight-Online Edition
"Minnesota's most Progressive African America Newspaper." Provides current news with commentaries, and more.
6611Full text articles from the ethnic and minority press in the U.S.
- African American Organizations
A comprehensive list of African American Organizations.
- Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Links to news, public policy, educational resources, and information on the CBC.
- Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
"The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies is a national, nonprofit institution that conducts research on public policy issues of special concern to black Americans and other minorities. Founded in 1970, the Joint Center provides independent analyses through research, publications, and outreach programs." JCPES
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's (NAACP) "objective is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of minority group citizens of United States and eliminate race prejudice."
- The Nation of Islam
African American Islamic programs, resources, initiatives, and more.
- Southern Poverty Law Center
Provides information on teaching tolerance, hate-crime prevention, incidents, monitoring, and litigation, and more.
- The Urban League Movement
"The Urban League is the nation's oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream." ULM
- African American History: Slavery
Provides links to resources on slavery. An independent directory compiled by Mike Madin, Academic Info.
- African-American Odyssey
Provides pamphlets on, first-person accounts of, black-and-white photographs of, and much more on slavery. Maintained by the Library of Congress.
- Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
Contains hundreds of first-person accounts of slaver and many black-and-white photographs of former slaves.
- A Chronology of American Slavery
Provides a chronology on the History of Slavery from 1619 - 1789, 1790 - 1829, and 1830 - End.
Maintained by the Columbia Heights, Washington DC community website.
- Dictionary of Afro-American Slavery
Rhees Reference Stacks E441 .D53 1997
- The Emancipation Proclamation
Transcript of the Emancipation Proclamation. Available through the National Archives and Records Administration.
- Freedmen and Southern Society Project
Chronicles the emancipation struggle using primary documents and related commentary.
- Macmillan Encyclopedia of World Slavery
Rhees Reference Stacks HT861 .M24 1998
- North American Slave Narratives
Provides online access to slave narratives. Compiled and maintained by The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- Pan-African chronology : a comprehensive reference to the Black quest for freedom in Africa, the Americas, Europe, and Asia
Rhees Reference Stacks DT17 .J46 1996
- Secession Era Editorials Project
Provides access to newspaper editorials relating to events during the Succession Era. Compiled and maintained by Furman University.
- Slavery and Slaving in World History: A Bibliography, 1900-1991
Rhees Reference Stacks HT861 .M54
- Afro-American Studies
A comprehensive site compiled and maintained by Howard University Libraries.
- African American Desk Reference
Quick reference source for major historical and cultural topics available from the Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library.
Rhees Reference Stacks E185 .A252
- The African American Experience in Cyberspace
"A Resource guide to the Best Web Sites on Black Culture and History"
Rhees Reference Stacks E185.M49 2004
- African American History
A comprehensive site compiled and maintained by The University of Kansas.
- African American Studies Research Guide
A comprehensive site compiled and maintained by Yale University.
- Black Enterprise Online
"The Virtual Desktop for African Americans." Provides information on business strategies and economic resources.
- Digital Librarian: African-Americans
"A librarian's choice of the best of the Web." Compiled and maintained by Margaret Vail Anderson, a librarian in Cortland, New York.