An Online Reference Guide to African American History
The Black Panther Party: Seattle and the Nation
The Commanders: Admirals and Generals
African American State Supreme Court Justices Since 1870
Lynchings in The United States Since 1865
Race, Crime, and Incarceration in the United States
Racial Violence in the United States Since 1660
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
Preserving King Countys African American History
African and West Indian Capital Cities
Dever Memorial Page on Afro-Britons
Historically Black Colleges and Universities
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Unidentified Black Men in Yellowstone Park, 1901
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Information on Black History in Montana.
Welcome to. This 15,000 page reference center is dedicated to providing information to the general public on African American history and on the history of the more than one billion people of African ancestry around the world.
The website is divided into three main areas:African American History(AAH),African American History in the West(AAW), andGlobal African History(GAH). Under each of those headings you will find a vast array of resources. Under African American History for example we invite you to view ourencyclopedia entries, full textprimary documents, andmajor speechesof black activists and leaders from the 18th Century to the present as well as otherpublic figureswho debated the question of African American liberty. There are alsohistorical timelines, a list ofmajor newspapers, magazines, and journals, andresearch guides and websites.
OurPerspectivessection features articles written by people who witnessed important events in African American or Global African history or by experts in a particular area of those fields who write about their work.BlackPast.orghas nine bibliographies that list over 5,000 books. Clickherefor the bibliographies. See also ourgenealogydigital archives, andmultimediapages.
Our special features includeBlackPast.org in the Classroom, a section expressly created for educators,African American Historical Landmarks by StateBlack History Month on BlackPast.orgThe Donald L. Logan Civil War Memorial PageMajor African American Officeholders Since 1641101 African American FirstsThe Barack Obama PageAfrican American MuseumsHistorically Black Colleges and Universities, and numerous other resources. Please view ourvideo previewto get a quick overview of the websites many features. Be sure to visit us on ourFacebook Pageand ourBlogand follow us onTwitter.
BlackPast.orgis directed toward multiple audiences ranging from scholars and researchers to the general public. We invite you to explore our comprehensive resources and knowledge base. All of the information on this website is copyrighted but you are free to access it with our permission. Any information from this site that is posted or published elsewhere must be cleared by the BlackPast.org management and credited toBlackpast.org.
We hope you will use the information and share it and the website with all of those who are interested in knowing more about the history of people of African ancestry around the world.
If you have questions, comments or concerns about this website please contact the webmaster,Stan Foster.
Scott and Dorothy Bullitt Professor of American History The University of Washington, Seattle
Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)
Association of African American Museums
Black Heritage Society of Washington
Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
James and Janie Washington Foundation
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
Organization of American Historians
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Seattle Civil Rights & Labor History Project
Southern Conference on African American Studies
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Washington State Historical Society
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