Teacher Tools: Lessons, Activities & Information for Teaching Black History
(Special thanks to Beth Parsons' 3rd-grade class at Monument Charter School for bringing this resource to our attention!)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Black Arts Reseach Center
This web site was rated among the top humanities websites by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Founded in 1989, the Black Arts Research Center is an archival resource center dedicated to the documentation, preservation and dissemination of the African cultural legacy. Resources include some 2300 recordings, cassettes and videotapes, 1300 books and journals, 500 clippings files and a bibliographic database with more than 50,000 entries--one of the richest resources on the Black presence in the performing arts.
Center for African and African American Research
Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture
Electronic Journals and Newspapers on Africa:
Gateway to African American History
Encyclopedia Britannica Guide to Black History
The Signifyin' Monkey
North African and Islam
Virtual Library/Middle East
Greater Horn Information Exchange (N.E. Africa)
The GHIE, a no-fee resource accessible via email, telnet, gopher, and the WWW, is catalyzing the sharing of site reports, fact sheets, activity summaries, data sets, scientific papers and analyses. The system is growing very quickly and already includes many geographic and thematic maps, situation reports, and datasets derived from FAO, WFP and UNICEF. Field operations guides, disaster histories, and activity summaries are being added. Through an exciting tool called Interactive Data Rendering, GHIE users can select data to create application.
Africultures web site
Africultures is a paperback journal and can be collected to form a reference library.
Journey with CARE to Mali
CARE has worked in Mali since 1975 providing drought and famine relief during the 1980s as well as food-for-work, health education, sustainable agriculture family planning, and child health programming.
African News Online
Welcome to Africa News on the World Wide Web — Here you will find news from more than 60 different sources, including 40 top African news organizations. The site is managed by Africa News Service, a non-profit agency which has been a leading source of professional reporting on Africa in the United States for 25 years.
Central African News
www.icipe.org/LOCNairobi (Library of Congress@Nairobi)
Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden
Africa Policy Information Center
APIC produces publications in both print and on-line formats. Recent background papers are available both in print and on-line. Most other publications are currently available in print format only.
www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/guide.html/ (Africa South of the Sahara)
This website is about the universe of Africa and Toyin Falola's place in it: the projection of a continent; the celebration of a community of ideas; service to people; and the various definitions of our shared future.
University of Pennsylvania African Studies Center
On-line Resources include:
- Country Specific
- African Studies Association
- Bulletin Board
- K-12 Africa
- Feeds from Africa
- Web Links
- Multimedia Archives
- East African Resources
Daily Mail & Guardian (So. Africa)
Columbia University - Area Studies AFRICAN STUDIES
There Are 3821 Newspapers From 133 Countries to Choose From Today!
Local and Foreign Newspapers.
Africana Dot Com
Here at Africana.com we have a simple philosophy that gives us a complex mission. Our prime directive is to bring together authoritative information about the whole world of Africa and her Diaspora in as entertaining a way as we can. And so you'll find here new material every day: news and comment from Africa, the Americas and around the world about the lives, experiences and needs of black people.
Andanzas al Web Latino
La Casa Azul Bookstore
La Casa Azul Bookstore is dedicated to providing cultural, and educational programs via literature and art in East Harlem. It is our vision to foster public awareness and appreciation of the arts by being a focal point where people come to find unique art and books; and participate in culturally-based programs that celebrate Latino traditions and literature.
Chicana and Chicano Studies Department UCSB
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
CUNY Dominican Studies Institute
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies
National Council for La Raza
National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators
Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund
The Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., a national civil rights orginization founded in 1972, exists to ensure that every Puerto Rican and other Latinois guaranteed the opportunity to succeed. Through advocacy, litigation and education services PRLDEF strives to secure and protect the political, economic, social and legal rights of our community.
Puerto Rican Studies Association
"Many people don't know that an estimated 70% of Cubans have African ancestors..."
Today the island contains priceless survivals of African cultures - Yoruba, Congo, Old Dahomey, and the Efik/Efo from the Cross River Delta (Nigeria), giving birth to Abakwa and Brikamo. In addition, Cuba hosts a number of communities from the diaspora, especially the Caribbean -- Jamaica, the Bahamas, and other English speaking islands as well as Haiti.
Azteca Web Pages
The Borderlands Encyclopedia
Latin American Studies Association
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico
Alphabetical Index A listing in alphabetical order of all United Nations Organizations (UNOs) with their abbreviations and city locations of headquarters sites.
Official Classification An explanation of the various categories of United Nations Organizations (UNOs) -- i.e., programmes, specialized agencies, autonomous organizations and inter-agency bodies -- together with a listing of which UNOs comprise each category.
Frequently Requested Information A listing of which United Nations Organizations (UNOs) have online information for frequently requested items -- conference schedules, library and documentation services, press releases, role of the organization, publications sales catalogues, vacancy notices for international staff.
Library of Congress