Black History

African American Odyssey
History of blacks in America using historical documents, photographs, drawings, fliers and other materials. The site contains links to two related Library of Congress sites, African American Perspectives and African American Mosaic. ?

African American Web Connection
The site is a "Afro centric" portal through which to explore the Web. Topics include art, poetry, churches, entertainment, authors, businesses, history and organizations.

The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords
At this site you will read biographies of journalists important to black history and search the Timeline and Interactive Activities. There are teacher guides and student material from which to choose.

Black Facts Online
Day by date facts about black history.

Black History
One feature of this site is an interactive treasure hunt through black history. You will find other information, photographs and stories that help to bring black history to life.

Stamp on Black History
Suggestions for using stamps to teach in the classroom and a list of stamp dealers are provided. There is a virtual Black History Tour, a quiz, games and coloring pages to name a few features at this site.?

Harlem 1900-1940
The University of Michigan offers the visitor a detailed look into Harlem in the early part of the 20th century. Visit the Timeline for significant events, spend time at the Exhibition, Activism, Writers & Intellectuals, Sports, Business, Arts and Community. Plenty of Resources and For Teachers sections are good resources for classroom projects and discussions.?

Images of African Americans From the 19th Century ?

The African American Mosaic
Let this site guide you to the Library of Congress' African American collection. Online exhibits feature topics from colonization to migration to slavery and abolition. View original posters, etchings and photos and narratives.

The Internet African American History Challenge
Take a quiz to learn history.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Project at Stanford University
This web site contains many of the thousands of documents by and about King; such as full texts of a few of King's best-known speeches, personal letters and the King family history dating back to 1810.

Welcome to African American History