Browse Topics



Black History Month 2003
Resources on the Web

Timelines | Exhibitions | Documents | Miscellaneous


Visit Western Michigan University's Timeline of the American Civil Rights Movement. has a civil rights timeline.

The Encyclopędia Britannica provides an extensive timeline of key dates in black history.


The Smithsonian Institution's African American History and Culture Web page.

Exploring African American heritage at the Smithsonian.

The Anacostia Museum & Center for African American History and Culture's Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers 1840 to the Present .

The Library of Congress' African American Odyssey.

The Library of Congress' African-American Mosaic.

The New York Public Library's Images of African Americans from the 19th Century.


The National Archives and Records Administration provides pertaining to American and international slave trade.

The Library of Congress offers pamphlets and books concerning slaves and the courts.


The best of NPR programming related to African-American history, in PBS' African American World reference room.

African-American History Makers.

The National Park Service's Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement.

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History was founded by Carter G. Woodson.

The History Channel has extensive biographies of historical African Americans.

The Family Education Network is geared toward young children, featuring information, activities and quizzes about Black History Month .

Take the African American history challenge.

Stanford University's Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project.

The U.S. State Department's Gateway to African American History.