Riverdale Library African-American Links
Underground Railroad--From the National Park Service, learn
about and see picture of many of the buildings where runaway slaves took refuge
along the Underground Railroad. Find out how the Underground Railroad operated.
Also learn about slave trade, the Civil War, and more.
African-American History and
Studies--websites of interest to African American provided by
the Tennessee Technological University
general guides for African-Americans & biographies.
Center | K-12 Guide, Countries
Black History videos, fast facts, quizzes, and a newsletter.
African American Web
Connection--links to information on all parts of
African American culture.
Black Facts Online--search
by keyword or by date for significant African American history facts.
Black History Month--free
resources from Gale. Includes biographies and timelines.
Emancipation Proclamation--from the National Archives
and Records Administration, information about and images of the original
Emancipation Proclamation document.
Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences--this site is
broken down by scientific field and also maintains an index for African American
Harriet Tubman and The Underground Railroad--a
second-grade class created this site that features timelines, puzzles, a quiz,
maps, pictures, and ideas for activities.
Historical Text Archives
In Motion: The
African-American Migration--learn about the
"thirteen defining migrations that formed and transformed African America,"
including the transatlantic slave trade, the Great Migration, the return to the
American South, and Haitian and African immigration in the 20th century.
Presented by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project
Slave Voices from the Duke University
Special Collections Library
United States National Slavery Museum
VoS English Literature: Minority
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Updated: December 19, 2013
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