African and African American Studies Research Guide
- Academic Search Complete
- African American Newspapers (NewsBank)
- African American Newspapers: The 19th Century
- America: History and Life
- American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (CWLD)
- Black Drama
- Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective
- Ethnic NewsWatch
- Historical Abstracts
- International Index to Black Periodicals
- LEXIS-NEXIS Academic
- MLA International Bibliography
- Oxford African American Studies Center
- PAIS International - Web Access
- ProQuest History Vault: The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century
- ProQuest History Vault: Slavery and the Law
- Reader's Guide Retrospective
- Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice
- Sociological Abstracts
"Africabib was created in 1999 as a way to disseminate information from two African studies databases as well as information on Africa from other sources."
African American Mosaic
Library of Congress resource guide to its African-American collection.
Texas organization for queer people of color.
American Slave Narratives
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves.
Chronology on the History of Slavery and Racism
Included are footnoted entries from archival and secondary source documents with links to full text Internet sites.
From slavery to Freedom The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1824-1909
Online primary sources by important black writers such as Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington.
Electronic discussion network on the use of primary sources in African humanities and social sciences.
International Resource Network
A global community of researchers, activists, artists, and teachers sharing knowledge about diverse sexualities. Global coverage including Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Home page of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Our Shared History: Celebrating African American History and Culture
This site by the National Park Service includes online tours on topics such as The Underground Railroad to provide information on African American heritage.
Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomberg Center is "devoted to collecting, preserving and providing access to resources documenting the experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world."
W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African American Research
"The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African American Research is the nation's oldest research center dedicated to the study of the history, culture, and social institutions of African Americans."
Encyclopedias & Handbooks
African American Almanac: a Reference Work on the Afro-American
PCL Ref E 185 N385 2000.
Africana: the Encyclopedia of Africa and African Americans.
Almanac of African American Heritage.
Almanac of African Peoples and Nations.
Best Literature by and about Blacks.
Black Firsts: 2,000 Years of Extraordinary Achievement
Black Women in America
Chronology of African-American History: Significant Events and People from 1619 to the Present
Civil rights in the United States.
The concise Oxford companion to African American literature.
Dictionary of Afro-American Slavery
Distinguished African American Political and Governmental leaders
Encyclopedia of African-American Civil Rights
Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History
Encyclopedia of African and African-American religions.
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895
Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
The Harvard guide to African-American history
Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery
Historical Guide to World Slavery
Juba to Jive: A Dictionary of African-American Slang
The New York public library African American desk reference.
Organizing Black America : an encyclopedia of African American associations.