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View Resource Cornel West Controversy

Harvard University Professor, theologian, and social activist Cornel West may soon be leaving his position at Harvard for Princeton University due to strained relations with Harvard's new president, Lawrence Summers. A primary source of the conflict was West's compact disc released last summer titled 'Sketches of My Culture.' Summers, who arrived on campus in October after serving as Treasury...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2002/0111
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...

https://www.blackfacts.com/
View Resource American Visionaries: Frederick Douglass

A champion of human rights, as well as a brilliant orator and author, Frederick Douglass was one of the most influential leaders of social reform during the nineteenth century. This online exhibit, provided by the National Park Service's Museum Management Program as part of its American Visionaries series, chronicles the history of Douglass, his ideas, and his influence. The site features a time...

https://www.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/douglass/visionary.html
View Resource The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences

A wonderful collection of biographies and information on the many contributions of African American scientists are available at this site. Fields of work highlighted include biochemistry, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, genetics, meteorology, geology, oceanography, and several other sciences. Continually updated, the site offers many new contributions since its last review, including...

https://webfiles.uci.edu/mcbrown/display/faces.html