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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
Black History Resource Sites
Black Past - Biographies, history, digital records, links to museums and lots more.
The African American Mosaic - Background material and original documents from the Library of Congress.
African American History Month Resources for Teachers - primary sources from the Library of Congress, the National Archives, the National Gallery of Art, and the Park Service.
In Motion - The African-American migration experience. This site has articles, maps, images, and lesson plans.
The Civil Rights Digital Library - Resources for the study of the civil
rights movement of the 1950's and 1960's.
Black History Pages - This site has videos of the civil rights movement.
The Gilder Lerner Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition - Online documents and links to related web sites.
Cape Cosmos - Here you find out about the role that women and African Americans played in the space program, and about the difficulties which they faced in finding equal opportunities. The story is told by astronaut Mae Jemison.
NASA's Real Hidden Figures - Biographies of the three women from the movie "Hidden Figures"
Timeline of the Civil Rights Movement - Events from 1948 to the present. From InfoPlease.
Black History in Canada
African American Odyssey - The history of African Americans with photographs and copies of original materials from the Library of Congress.
90 Picture Books for 90 Years of Black History Celebrations - From the Association of Library Services to Children.
African-American Artists - Links to many sites by the Incredible Art Department.
The History of Aftican-American Music in 10 Minutes - From YouTube
Slavery and Abolition in the US - A digital library of documents relating to slavery and abolition in the 1800's. This is by Dickinson College and Millersville University. Teachers in Pennsylvania should note that there are documents here which descibe the Black population of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania.
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