July 15, 2002


History Channel
http://www.historychannel.com/
exhibits/blackhist/main.html
Black History Month (Infoplease.com)
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhm1.html
Smithsonian Magazine and Smithsonian Education
http://smithsonianeducation.org
America.gov
http://amlife.america.gov/
amlife/diversity/black-history-month.html

Google News Search
Black History Month
http://news.google.com

Library of Congress Web Projects
African-American History Month
http://www.africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/
African-American Mosaic Resource Guide
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html
The Free African-American Press
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/
ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart2b.html#02f
African-American Odyssey
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/
ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aointro.html
African-American Pamphlets
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/aap/aaphome.html
The Civil Rights Era
http://memory.loc.gov/
ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart9.html

Centers, Museums, and University Resources
Louisiana State University 
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/hum/mlk/
Princeton University (African-American Studies Resources)
http://www.princeton.edu/~aasres/
Cornell University (John Henrik Clarke Africana Library)
http://www.library.cornell.edu/africana/
Black Collegian Magazine (Great African Americans)
http://www.black-collegian.com/african/index-history.shtml
Indiana University
(Archives of African American Music and Culture)
http://www.indiana.edu/~aaamc/
University of California, Santa Barbara
(Resources in Black Studies)
http://www.library.ucsb.edu/subj/black.html
African American History Timeline
(University of Washington)
http://faculty.washington.edu/qtaylor/
aa_history_public/aatimeline_index.htm
The Carter G. Woodson Institute
http://www.virginia.edu/~woodson/
New York University 
http://www.nyu.edu/
library/bobst/research/soc/afr-amer/a-ajrnls.htm
Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
http://www.founders.howard.edu/moorland-spingarn
Schomburg Center
http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html
John Hope Franklin Research Center
http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/franklin/
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
http://www.maah-detroit.org/
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
http://www.undergroundrailroad.org/

Media Sites:
Black History and The Civil Rights Movement

The End of Black History Month
By Michael E. Ross, The Root, Feb. 3, 2009
African American Lives 2 (PBS, 2009)
with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aalives/
African American Lives (PBS, 2006)
with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aalives/2006/
Biography.com
http://www.biography.com/blackhistory/
Montgomery Advertiser (December 1, 2005)
http://www.montgomeryboycott.com/frontpage.htm
PBS
http://www.pbs.org/aajourney/
Portraits in Black History and The Deuces
St. Petersburg Times (2002)
http://stpetetimes.com/2002/webspecials02/portraits/
National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com
/features/99/railroad/
Spokesman-Review (2001)
http://www.spokesmanreview.com/
library/civilrights/cover.asp
Civil Rights Movement (Time Magazine)
http://www.time.com/time/newsfiles/civilrights/
Greensboro Sit-Ins (News & Record)
http://www.sitins.com/
Central High: 40 Years Later
http://www.ardemgaz.com/prev/central/
New York Times – Issues in Depth
http://www.nytimes.com/

Various Web Sites:
The Civil Rights Movement

Reporting Civil Rights (Library of America)
http://www.reportingcivilrights.org/
National Civil Rights Museum
http://www.civilrightsmuseum.org/
The Civil Rights Era (Library of Congress)
http://memory.loc.gov/
ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart9.html
Civil Rights Movement Veterans
http://www.crmvet.org/
Online Photo Exhibit by Charles Moore
http://www.kodak.com/
US/en/corp/features/moore/mooreIndex.shtml
Sojourn To The Past Civil Rights Tour
http://www.sojournproject.org/
Little Rock Central High 40th Anniversary
http://www.centralhigh57.org/ 
Civil Rights Movement (About.com)
http://racerelations.about.com/msubcivilrights.htm
Oral History Documentation Project
(University of Southern Mississippi)
http://www.usm.edu/crdp/
Civil Rights in Mississippi (University of Southern Mississippi)
http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/crda/index.html
Civil Rights Act (1964) (Ourdocuments.gov)
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/
Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission
http://www.ed.gov/
about/bdscomm/list/brownvboard50th/index.html
Looking Back: ‘Brown v. Board of Education’ (NPR)
http://www.npr.org/news/specials/brown50/
Brown v. Board of Education (FindLaw)
http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/
scripts/getcase.pl?court=US&vol=347&invol=483
Brown v. Board of Education (Legal Information Institute)
http://www.law.cornell.edu/

Poynter Online Search
Civil Rights
http://livex.poynter.org/search/

History of the Black Press
“Soldiers Without Swords” (PBS)
http://www.pbs.org/blackpress/
History of African-American Newspapers
http://cti.itc.virginia.edu/~aas405a/newspaper.html
About The Crisis
http://www.thecrisismagazine.com/about.htm
African-American Newspapers and Periodicals
(Wisconsin Historical Society)
http://wisconsinhistory.org/libraryarchives/aanp/
Freedom’s Journal (Wisconsin Historical Society)
http://wisconsinhistory.org/libraryarchives/aanp/freedom/
“Ida B. Wells, A Passion for Justice”
http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/
dept/history/lavender/wells.html
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett House (National Park Service)
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/civilrights/il2.htm
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
http://www.nps.gov/frdo/freddoug.html
The Black Journalists Movement (Maynard Institute)
http://www.mije.org/black_journalists_movement
Ethel Payne Oral History Interview
(Washington Press Club Foundation)
http://wpcf.org/oralhistory/payn.html
Marvel Cooke Oral History Interview
(Washington Press Club Foundation)
http://wpcf.org/oralhistory/cook.html
National Association of Black Journalists
http://nabj.org/
National Newspaper Publishers Association
http://www.nnpa.org/
BlackPressUSA.com
http://www.blackpressusa.com/

Additional Resources
Resources about Martin Luther King, Jr. (Poynter)
http://livex.poynter.org
Education First: Black History Activities
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/BHM/AfroAm.html
Eyes on the Prize Curriculum Guide
http://www.cis.yale.edu/
ynhti/curriculum/units/1992/1/92.01.03.x.html
U.S. Civil Rights in the 1960’s Lesson Plan
http://ted.coe.wayne.edu/sse/units/civil.htm
Student Perspectives of Black History Month (CNNfyi, 2001)
http://www.cnn.com/fyi/
interactive/specials/bhm/story/student.stories.html
A Roadmap to African-American Resources
(Sherry Sherrod DuPree)
http://people.sfcollege.edu/sherry.dupree/RESORLIK2.HTM
NAACP History
http://www.naacp.org/about/about_history.html
History of the National Urban League
http://www.nul.org/history.html
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
(Schomburg Center)
http://digital.nypl.org/schomburg/writers_aa19/
The History Makers
http://www.thehistorymakers.com/
Wikipedia (“Black History Month”)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_history_month

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