Useful Web Sites

African American Studies


African American Mosaic
a special online exhibit of the Library of Congress.

African-American Odyssey
, another Library of Congress exhibit.

African American Web Connection
Meant to "provide a doorway to afrocentric web resources for the
African American web community and others seeking the total Black web experience."

African American World
Includes a timeline and links to other sites of interest. From WNET-Newark, National Public Radio, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Afro Americ@
is more than just the paper, from the publishers of the Afro American.

American Slave Narratives
: An Online Anthology Collected by the WPA from 1936 to 1938, and hosted by the University of Virginia.

Schomburg Center for research in Black Culture
of the New York Public Library. The "online exhibits" and "online collections" portions will be of especial interest.

Two Nations of Black America
From WGBH's Frontline program, Dr. Henry Louis Gates discusses the class divide in Black America.

Writing Black
Links to information on African American writers. From Keele University's School of American Studies.

Articles and Reports from Indexes and Databases:

Infotrac Expanded Academic ASAP
Has access to journals and magazines.
Current articles in journals from Infotrac:

ABNF Journal

African American Review

Journal of African History

Journal of African American History
(continues The Journal of Negro History)

MELUS

Western Journal of Black Studies

Ebsco Academic Search
Also has access to journals and magazines.

Current articles in journals from Ebsco:

African American Review

International Journal of African Historical Studies

Journal of African American History
(Continues The Journal of Negro History)

Journal of Negro Education

Western Journal of Black Studies

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
is not a bad source for beginning research, or to check simple facts.