African American Sheet Music
This collection consists of music by and relating to African-Americans, from the 1820s to the present day.
Atlanta 1906: A Race Riot
This site presents a history of one of the worst race riots during the Jim Crow era, looking at the people and events that played a part in its unfolding, as well as its aftermath.
Black Loyalists: Our History, Our People
This Canada's Digital Collections site explores the history of the first settlements of free blacks outside Africa. Includes letters, official documents, and more.
Great American Speeches: Speech Archives
A collection of transcribed political oratory from the 1900s to 1999, including speeches by Booker T. Washington, George H. White, Mary W.E.B. DuBois, Marcus Garvey, and more.
The Hartford Black History Project
An extension of an exhibit at the Hartford Civic Center in Connecticut, this site delves deep into the history of the black presence in Hartford from 1638 to 1920. With supporting etchings, photographs, and scans of original documents, the HBHP paints a thorough picture of Hartford's black community, framing it in the context of the rest of the United States and the prevailing social climates.
The Invisible Cryptologists: African-Americans, WWII to 1956
Snippets of anecdotes and a chance discovery of two photographs led to an interesting discovery: a large office of black cryptologists and related staff working for the American government from World War II through to the Cold War.
This Far by Faith
The online companion to the book and PBS miniseries examining the African-American religious experience from slavery to the present.
Through the Lens of Time: Images of African Americans from the Cook Collection of Photographs
A browsable collection of photographs taken of blacks in real-life settings in the US south, from the 1860s to the 1930s.
Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America
Over 25 years, collector James Allen uncovered photographs and postcards taken as souvenirs at lynchings throughout America, publishing them as a book in 2000. This website includes 80 of the photographs, along with commentary.
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