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View Resource The Black Collegian Online

Published since 1970, the Black Collegian is a publication that is distributed to colleges and universities around the United States aimed primarily at African-American students. The Web site offers the magazine for the web-browsing public at no charge, along with a host of other resources. Sponsored by a number of advertisers, the Black Collegian contains articles on graduate school...
View Resource Wisconsin Historical Society: Freedom’s Journal

The Wisconsin Historical Society has created a number of rather unique online collections over the past few years. Drawing on their vast holdings that include the United Artists archives and the papers of many notable Americans, these collections have proved to be of great use to scholars and members of the public who may not be able to make a journey to Madison. This recent collection contains...
View Resource USC Digital Library: Charlotta Bass/California Eagle Collection

Charlotta Bass was born in Sumter, South Carolina in 1879 and moved to Los Angeles in 1910. Two years later, she purchased the California Eagle, one of the oldest African American newspapers in the west. Over the next forty years, she used the paper to advance a range of social causes and community activism including voter registration, housing, and employment discrimination. The staff members at...
View Resource BAD Times

The Black Americans for Democracy (BAD) Times started publication in 1971, growing out of the activist efforts and movement started in the late 1960s on the campus of the University of Arkansas. The BAD organization started life in 1970 in the old student union building on campus, and became well known for their activism and calls for greater integration of student life, university programs, and...