African and African Diaspora Studies and African American Studies Research Guide

Internet Resources

"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 Migration Experience

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.

Audre Lord Project, New York City

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.

GMAD, New York City

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.

Queer Black Studies: An Annotated Bibliography: 1994-1999 by Nicholas Boggs (Callaloo/Project Muse)

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."

Voices of Civil Rights

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."

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