A good starting point to find more specific sites.
A guide to multiple resources.
This public TV site has primary source materials
from its program "Africans in America" , produced
by WGBH in 1999, which covers many Massachusetts
events and people of our topic. The Africans
in America Teacher Guide is available from WGBH
Educational Print and Outreach, Boston, MA 02134
Douglass teacher resource site.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Also view Digital
Schomburg. This digital site for female
African-American writers of the 19th century includes
Phillis Wheatley and Maria Stewart.
Almanac provides good historical perspectives.
This Africana site, originally designed and maintained
by Encarta Encyclopedia and the Harvard African
American Center, is a good starting point for students,
and is now maintained by America On-Line.
T he US National Park Service site maintains Our
Shared History: African American Heritage, and
links to resources in the National
Park Service. The Museum of Afro-American History
and the Black Heritage Trail in Boston are both
participants in the historical park system. Also
This is another example of a timeline.
The Library of Congress' African-American
Perspectives site; Pamphlets from the Daniel
Murray Collection, 1818-1907.
of Afro-American History in Boston. This site
has its own links page.
This site offers useful information
into one of the biggest trials against segregation
in the United States. The
Plessy, and Brown: The Long, Hard Struggle Against
Segregation by James Oliver Horton and Michele
Gates Moresi, is valuable as well.
Brittanica's Guide to Black History. It offers
a general timeline to Black history.
Narratives, from the Greenwood Press site, contains
transcripts for 2,000 interviews, from seventeen
states conducted by the WPA Federal Writers' Project
between 1936 and 1938, compiled by the Library of
Congress; also forums, chats, related texts and