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Black History Resources

  • Thompson-Gale's Black History Month Celebration
    Thomson Gale has assembled a collection of materials, including biographies of significant African-American individuals, information about African-American Literature, a Black History Month quiz, a timeline of events that helped shape African-American heritage, and activities taken from the Black History Month Resource Book.
  • The African-American Mosaic Exhibition at the Library of Congress
    This exhibit marks the publication of The African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. A noteworthy and singular publication, the Mosaic is the first Library-wide resource guide to the institution's African- American collections. This exhibit is but a sampler of the kinds of materials and themes covered by the publication and the Library's collections.
  • National Civil Rights Museum
    "Created in December 1997, the purpose of this Web site is to support the National Civil Rights Museum's mission to educate and preserve the history of the Civil Rights Movement. Located at the Lorraine Motel, the site where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968, the Museum houses interactive exhibits that trace the beginnings of the civil rights struggle."
  • Museum of Afro-American History--Boston
    "The Museum of Afro American History (MAAH) is a no t-for-profit history institution dedicated to preserving, conserving and accurately interpreting the contributions of African Americans during the colonial period in New England."
  • Stamp on Black History Home Page
    This website, created by students, features black American's who have been honored by a postage stamp. Biographies of each person accompany a photo of the stamp.
  • The Black Archives of Mid-America
    "The Black Archives is a non-profit organization that serves the community by offering itself as an educational resource as well as a repository of every facet in African American culture; music, art , theater, education, the military, medicine, sports, religion, and community affairs." Includes picture gallery online.
  • Farmingdale State's Mart in Luther King Jr.Research Guide
    Find links to websites describing the life and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.