Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

(2 classifications) (4 resources)

African American art

Exhibitions (2)
Study and teaching (1)

View Resource Dox Thrash: Revealed

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has created an online version of their exhibition entitled Dox Thrash: An African American Master Printmaker Rediscovered. Dox Thrash (1893-1965), a notable artist who rose to national prominence during the late 1930s, is mostly known for his carborundum prints, a process of using gritty carborundum crystals on copper plates to carve etchings. Consisting of various...
View Resource Organization of Black Screenwriters

Devoted to the art of screenwriting, the Organization of Black Screenwriters (OBS) site has a variety of materials of interest to people working in the cinematic arts. The site is a valuable source of information on the group's activities, including their screenwriting competitions and their upcoming meetings, workshops, and seminars. Particularly helpful for those in the field will be the...
View Resource Black Facts Online

Black Facts Online is a free service provided by Inner-City Software, founded by MIT graduate Kenneth Granderson. At Black Facts Online, visitors can find out numerous facts dealing with African American history, along with searching for facts by date and keywords. One sample search on the words "Angela Davis" revealed numerous facts about the well-known activist, scholar, and author. Each fact...
View Resource African American History Month

February is African American History Month, and, as the Library of Congress site notes, it's an area of history that should be incorporated into all discussions about American history. The Library of Congress listened to its own advice and created this most useful site to help students, teachers, and others to do just that. Visitors can read about a number of notable African Americans, including...