History and Geography
African American Odyssey
A digital library of rare and unique items from the Library of Congress’s vast African American collection.
American Social History Project
This article by the American Social History Project historicizes Black resistance in the United States and includes discussion question, primary sources and more.
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Established on September 9, 1915 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History founded Black History Month. ASALH’s mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about Black History, to be, in short, the nexus between the Ivory Tower and the global public.
Black History Matters to Everyone
This article, written by Lonnie Bunch, the founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, explains why Black history matters to everyone and is a crucial part of our nations’ story.
Black History Milestones: Timeline
A comprehensive African American history timeline from the History Channel.
A comprehensive African American history timeline from BlackPast.org, which also includes bibliographies, the full text of major speeches given between 1789 and the present day, primary documents such as court decisions, government reports, executive orders, and laws, all of which help describe the African American past.
Project 1619 is a nonprofit organization that is credited for starting the 1619 Movement. For the past twenty-five plus years members of Project 1619 have been the catalyst to change the narrative of the landing of the first enslaved Africans to arrive in the Virginia colony at Point Comfort, today's Fort Monroe, in Hampton, VA.
Whitney Plantation educates the public about the history and legacies of slavery in the United States.
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture.
The International African American Museum (IAAM)
The International African American Museum will explore cultures and knowledge systems retained and adapted by Africans in the Americas, and the diverse journeys and achievements of these individuals and their descendants in South Carolina, the United States, and throughout the African Diaspora.
The International African American Museum’s Center for Family History
The Center for Family History supports IAAM’s goal of becoming a unique center of learning through the development of resources and programs to help individuals and families advance their understanding of their family’s history and the role their ancestors played in shaping American history.