American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation and Museum
museum, located just two blocks away from the memorial
in Washington DC, helps visitors understand the African
American's heroic and largely unknown struggle for freedom.
This company can trace your ancestry back to a specific
present-day African country of origin and often to a
specific African ethnic group when African ancestry
This web site has the ability to find and document the
last slaveholder and the first African in each family.
They provide the use of a system of genealogy for researching
African related ancestry.
African American Labor History
Old news articles gathered
by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal
Employees. Offers insight to past workplace discrimination
issues faced by African Americans.
American Legacy Magazine
The premier magazine
of African American history and culture that brings
to light new stories of struggles, triumphs, and
Black Holocaust Museum
This museum educates the general public of the injustices
suffered by Africans and African Americans. Visitors
are provided with a tour that will rethink their assumptions
about race and racism.
Library Information Center (ALIC)
Provides staff and researchers ready access
to the background and context information necessary
to describe, organize, and access Black history resources.
for Black Culture Centers (ABCC)
An organization that seeks to critically reclaim
and perpetuate the culture of people of African descent,
through networking, caretaking and institutionalizing
of Black and Multiculture Centers.
for the Study of African American Life and History
Promotes, researches, preserves, interprets
and disseminates information about Black life, history
and culture to the global community.
A destination planning service based in Chicago that
specializes in local and national tours focusing on
Black American Heritage, History, Culture, and Entertainment.
A non-profit, charitable foundation whose primary purpose
is to support community-based organizations that promote
positive values, community service and aspirational
role models for the African-American community.
Heritage Society (BHS)
This organization reserves and enhances
the cultural, educational, social, and economical
advancement of Black America.
Free online encyclopedia outlining African
American history and culture through people, places,
terms, organizations and more. This site also
allows users to interact with other through a
social networking platform.
This web site offers a free online searchable
database of Black History facts. It also showcases
a "This Day in Black History" feature
that displays a timeline of events.
An online reference center that makes African
American history materials available, such as
digital archives, speeches, transcripts, and exclusive
History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia
Statewide resource on the many facets of Black history
through exhibitions, discussions and celebrations.
H. Wright Museum of African American History
in Detroit Michigan and located in the Detroit Cultural
Center, this museum is the world's largest institution
dedicated to the African American experience.
reference source for vacationers and business travelers
planning to visit U.S. and international locales and
landmarks rich in African and African American history.
Britannica's Guide to Black History
An effort to trace the African American experience and
achievements in the United States and Africa.
Black History Museum
This museum, one of few in the state of Idaho,
exhibits, provides educational and outreach programs,
and maintains a speakers bureau.
Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
Commemorates the life and work of MLK by leading a collaborative
funding, design, and construction process in the creation
of a memorial to honor his national and international
contributions to world peace through non-violent social
of African American History
Largest museum dedicated to preserving, conserving and
interpreting the contributions of African Americans.
Great Blacks In Wax Museum
This museum is committed solely to the study and preservation
of African American history. Visitors report that this
museum is the most unique and dynamic black history
Visionary Leadership Project
Non-profit organization that creates tomorrow’s
leaders by recording, preserving, and distributing,
through various educational media, the wisdom of extraordinary
African American elders who have shaped American history.
African American Lives
Documentary that journeys deep into ancestry of an all-new
group of remarkable individuals, offering an in-depth
look at the African-American experience and race relations
throughout U.S. history.
DVDs and books that bring little known triumphant stories
to life. Produced by Karyn Parson (Hillary from "Fresh
Prince of Belair"), the stories focus on African
Represents the single largest archival project of its
kind in the world, outdistancing the existing video
oral history collections of New York’s Schomburg
Library and the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum.
A daily online magazine that provides thought-provoking
commentary on today's news from a variety of black perspectives.
This is an effort between Henry Louis Gates, Jr and
the Washington Post.
A non-profit organization that honors the accomplishments
and history of African-Americans who participated in
air crew, ground crew and operations support training
in the Army Air Corps during WWII.
Visionary Leadership Project
This non-profit organization records, preserves, and
distributes the wisdom of extraordinary African American
elders who have shaped American history.
This is done through various educational media.
House African American History Recognition
There is a dedicated area on the White House's official
web site that recognizes African Americans and Black
History Month. It features a proclamation by the president,
and video footage of his personalized message.