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African American Mosaic

Library of Congress.

Library of Congress resource guide for the study of black history and culture.

African American Sheet Music 1850-1920

Library of Congress.

1,305 pieces of African American sheet music from Brown University (American Memory, Library of Congress)

African American Theses and Dissertations 1907-2002

University of California, Berkeley.

African Diaspora

Columbia University.

Africans in America

Africans in America is the web site companion to the PBS series of the same name.

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938

Library of Congress.

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. These narratives were collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and assembled in 1941 as the seventeen-volume Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves. This online collection is a joint presentation of the Manuscript and Prints and Photographs Divisions of the Library of Congress.

The Root

Published by Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, The Root is a daily online magazine that provides commentary on today's news from a variety of black perspectives.

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