Literature and Culture:

African American Registry  is a comprehensive online storehouse of African-American hertigage which supports education  through service, media, program, and products.

Coretta Scott King Award  is an annual award presented by the Coretta Scott King Task Force of the American Library Association's Social Responsibilities Round Table. Recipients are authors and illustrators of African descent whose distinguished books promote an understanding and appreciation of the "American Dream."

Best Books and Articles on: African-American Poetry  is an online reference which provides full-text books and articles on African-American poetry available exclusively at Questia. Preview any title for free.

African-American Drama provides full-text books and articles on African-American drama exclusively at Questia. Preview any title for free.

African American Literature Club  is a frequently visited website dedicated to books and films by and about people of African descent.

History and Arts:

Collection of the National Museum of African Art The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art fosters the discovery and appreciation of the visual arts of Africa, the cradle of humanity.

African-Americans in Motion Pictures Bibliography is a collection of resources of the people, history, social issues concerning African American in motion pictures. 

North American Slave Narratives collects books and articles that document the individual and collective story of African Americans struggling for freedom and human rights in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries.

Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery  is a companion web site to Africans in America, a six-hour public television series. The site chronicles the history of racial slavery in the United States -- from the start of the Atlantic slave trade in the 16th century to the end of the American Civil War in 1865. searchable index to over 20,000 biographies, including many African Americans.

Notable African Americans is a page on the Fact Monster web site which includes homework assistance, biographies, games, and quizzes.


African Americans in the Sciences includes profiles of African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science and engineering.


Joint Center Publication Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies regularly publishes numerous reports, studies, and fact sheets about issues affecting communities of color. A category index includes topics on Civic Participation, Black Churches, and race.

Rainbow/Push Coalition is a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international membership organization fighting for social change.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans

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