Riverdale Library African-American Links

[Africa]African-American Links

Aboard the Underground Railroad--From the National Park Service, learn about and see picture of many of the buildings where runaway slaves took refuge along the Underground Railroad. Find out how the Underground Railroad operated. Also learn about slave trade, the Civil War, and more.  new site
African Americana--includes general guides for African-Americans & biographies.
African Studies Center | K-12 Guide, Countries
African American Web Connection--links to information on all parts of African American culture.  new site
Black Facts Online--search by keyword or by date for significant African American history facts.  new site
Black History Month--free resources from Gale.  Includes biographies and timelines.
Emancipation Proclamation--from the National Archives and Records Administration, information about and images of the original Emancipation Proclamation document.  new site
Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences--this site is broken down by scientific field and also maintains an index for African American women scientists.  new site
Historical Text Archives
In Motion: The African-American Migration--learn about the "thirteen defining migrations that formed and transformed African America," including the transatlantic slave trade, the Great Migration, the return to the American South, and Haitian and African immigration in the 20th century.  Presented by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.  new site
Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project
Slave Voices from the Duke University Special Collections Library 
United States National Slavery Museum   new site
VoS English Literature: Minority

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