Afro-American General Resources

Reviewed Resources for Students and Teachers

General Information, Lesson Plans, Classroom Activities


Afro-American resources

African-Americans Military - African-Americans Notable People - African Americans: By Region, State and Locality - Black History Month - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - African-American General Resources - Historically Black Colleges and Universities - African-American Legislation, Historic Documents - Underground Railroad/Harriet Tubman

Hispanic, Latino-American Resources

Civil Rights - Latino-American General Resources - Hispanic Heritage Month - Is it Hispanic or Latino? - Latino-Americans Military - Notable People - Specific Latino Cultural Information - Latino-American Regional Information

Some Specific Latino-American Cultures

Cuban American - Mexican-American - Puerto Rican 



Asian-American Resources
Asian-American General Resources - Asian American Civil Rights - Asian-American Military Service - Asian-American Notable People

Some Specific Asian-American Cultures

Cambodian-American - Chinese-American - Filipino-American - Hmong-American - Indo-American - Japanese-American - Korean-American - Laotian-American - Persian-American - Thai-American - Vietnamese-American


Afro-American Lesson Plans - Hispanic-Americans / Latino Lesson Plans - Asian-American Lesson Plans - Multiculturalism & Tolerance Lesson Plans

African American History Archives___"... a combination archive, library, museum, stock footage collection, on-line educator and educational PBS/TV programming. Its topics include but are not limited to African American organizations and associations, slavery, reconstruction, the labor movement, the civil rights movement and black authors." - Illustrated - From The HistoryMakers - 

African American Mosaic ___"This "... exhibit covers... four areas --Colonization, Abolition, Migrations, and the WPA." - Illustrated - From the Library of Congress - 

The African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship ___Choose the exhibit sections which interest you from the menu to the left of your screen. Topics range from Slavery to Civil Rights. - Illustrated - From the Library of Congress - 

African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship ___"The exhibit includes the work of abolitionists in the first half of the nineteenth century, depictions of the long journey following the Civil War towards equality in employment, education and politics, strategies used to secure the vote, recognition of outstanding black leaders, and the contributions of sports figures, black soldiers, artists, actors, writers and others in the fight against segregation and discrimination." - Illustrated - From the Library of Congress - 

African American Pamphlets - Timeline ___Three timelines [1852-1880, 1881-1900, 1901-1925] take you through notable events in African American history. - Text only - From the Library of Congress - 

The African American Registry ___"Online you can search through our many links. They are: birthday, month, name, keyword, category, or poems and lyrics. We are also using a translation piece in eight different languages. This allows everyone better access to great, factual, historic information. We also feature a weekly poll on African American culture or history called 'Registry Opinion & IQ.' " - Illustrated - From the The African American Registry - 

African American World ___As always, PBS provides you with excellent, comprehensive information on a user-friendly website. There are sections for reference, kids and lesson plans and a timeline. Topics are history, culture, race and profiles. - Illustrated - From PBS - 



Black Churches Burn While Government Investigates Congregations ___An article about the arson and Blacks' churches and how insurance companies and the law are dealing with it. - Text only - By by Linda Averill for the Freedom Socialist -  

Black Facts Online ___"Black Facts Online is the world's largest FREE online database of Black History information. Use Black Facts Online for research, education and fun 24 hours a day, 365 days a year." - Text only - From Inner-City Software - 


Black History Guide and Black History Month ___This comprehensive look at African Americans and their history will use up a big chunk of your time if you intend to view all the excellent information offered to you. - Illustrated - From Africaonline - 

The First Kentucky Derby ___Two brief pages about the first Kentucky Derby reveal an interesting fact of Black history. - Illustrated - From the Library of Congress -


Footsteps: African American History ___Excellent sample articles and educational activities can be found here. If you like what you see, you can go to a page with subscription information for the printed magazine. - Illustrated - From Cobblestone Publishing - 


John's Word Search Puzzles: Black History ___A printable page which contains a seek-a-word puzzle. Your task is to find and circle the words listed below the puzzle. - Text only - From John R. Potter - 

Small Towns, Black Lives ___"These pages contain photographs, text, historical documents, panoramic images and Quicktime video records loosely structured. This work is not presented as a historical resource—but as an artist’s journal of travel and discovery." - Illustrated - From Wendel A. White - 

A Struggle From the Start___"... a virtual exhibit of the history of Hartford's African-American community from 1638 to the present." - Illustrated - From Hartford Web Publishing - 


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