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Black Archives of Mid-America

The Black Archives of Mid-America, located in Kansas City, Missouri, was founded to collect and preserve the cultural history of African-Americans in the Midwest, particularly in the states of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, and Oklahoma. With funding from the Missouri State Library, the Black Archives have collaborated with the Kansas City Public Library to digitize its collection. Heretofore, the...

https://blackarchives.org/
Hall of Black Achievement Gallery

A project of Bridgewater State College, the Hall of Black Achievement (HOBA). is a repository of the significant achievements and contributions of African Americans, Cape Verdeans, and Hispanics of African descent. The mission of the HOBA is to "discover, detail, and disclose the significant achievements and contributions of people of color." HOBA also serves as a forum for research, discussion,...

https://vc.bridgew.edu/hoba/
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In Motion: the African-American Migration Experience

Presented by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library, In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience documents a new interpretation of African-American history that focuses on the self-motivated activities of peoples of African descent through thirteen defining periods of voluntary or involuntary migration. Ranging from The Transatlantic Slave Trade...

http://www.inmotionaame.org
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...

http://www.africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/
Swag Diplomacy: Black Travel Memoirs

Professor Stephanie Evans of Clark Atlanta University has created this very compelling website to tell the travel stories of a wide range of African Americans. Using a mapping tool, Professor Evans worked with 200 different travel narratives to create an interactive map of visited locations. Visitors can use the site to learn about the travelers' impressions of different places, with the hope that...

https://blogs.loc.gov/thesignal/2012/09/back-to-school-with-...
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A Day Like No Other: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

To commemorate the recent 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, August 28th, 1963, the Library of Congress has selected these images from its extensive Prints and Photographs collections. Images by members of the White House News Photographers Association, color slides for publication in Look magazine, and pictures from a professional Ohio photographer document a "day that changed the...

https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/march-on-washington/
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African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship

The Library of Congress’s “African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship” exhibition celebrates African American history over nine time periods, ranging from 18th century slavery to the Civil Rights era. This thorough collection includes over 240 books, government documents, maps, musical scores, films, and plays, supplemented with relevant historical explanations and contexts. Viewers...

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aointro.html
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Amistad Digital Resource for Teaching African American History

Based out of Columbia University, the Amistad Digital Resource for Teaching African American History was created with a goal of helping teachers present a more inclusive representation of American history within K-12 social studies curriculum. Housing rare and iconic photographs, audio recordings, news clips, and excerpts of oral history interviews, the site consists of three Modules: Plantation...

https://www.amistadresource.org/plantation_to_ghetto/harlem_...
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Witness: Black History

The BBC World Service's Witness program offers a unique insight into the American civil rights era, focusing on important events in Black History. This special feature provides thirty-three free and downloadable podcast interviews of individuals that were present during hallmark events in history, such as Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream" speech and The Freedom Riders protests. Listeners have...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01h9dl0/episodes/downloads