This resource features select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. It is designed to support a wide range of students, as well independent researchers and anyone interested in learning more about the foundation of ongoing racial injustice in the U.S.—and the fights against it.
History and Social Science
Indexed full-text biographies and news items covering a wide range of individuals from many fields, gathered from reference sources and periodicals.
Current news, journal articles, primary sources, statistics, audiovisual material, and web links. Over 600 topic pages offer organized collections of resources about events, countries, organizations, and subjects of national and international concern.
Primary source materials, periodical articles, reference works, and multimedia. Over 375 topic pages offer organized collections of resources about people, events, movements, and ideas from the precolonial period to the present.
Primary source materials, periodical articles, reference works, and multimedia. Over 350 topic pages offer organized collections of resources about people, events, civilizations, and ideas from the ancient world to the present.
Designed for high school students, this resource includes journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, reference books, primary sources, and audiovisual materials covering a wide range of topics. Includes citation and translation tools and a TopicFinder to expand your research.
The HistoryMakers records and preserves video oral history interviews highlighting the accomplishments of individual African Americans and African-American-led groups and movements.