February is Black History Month

Below is a selective list of Internet resources compiled in celebration of Black History Month: UW and Madison Resources Department of Afro American Studies http://polyglot.lss.wisc.edu/aas/ Information about the department, links to student resources and more. Black History in Wisconsin http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/topics/blackhistory/ From the Wisconsin State Historical Society. Photographs, newspaper articles, court cases and other sources covering African American history in Wisconsin from the 18th century through through the 20th century. Black Law Students Association http://www.law.wisc.edu/students/blsa/ Information on local, regional and national events, Internet resources and more. Wisconsin Black Student Union http://wiblackstudentunion.rso.wisc.edu/ Information on membership, mission, history, and events. College Library Ethnic Collection http://www.college.library.wisc.edu/about/collections/ethnic.shtml UW library books, and information/links regarding Black History month and related local, regional and national events. Madison Center for Creative and Cultural Arts http://www.mccca.net/bhmc.htm Local calendar of events related to Black History Month. Facts and History The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5180768 NPR program featuring remembrances by prominent writers, scholars, and public figures. African American Mosaic http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of African American history and culture. African American Odyssey http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml Online access to items from the Library of Congress's African American collections. African American History and Heritage Site http://www.creativefolk.com/blackhistory/blackhistory.html Resources for African American Studies. Site compiled by Gerri Gribi, a historian and musician. Africans in America http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia An online companion to "Africans in America," a PBS television series. AfriGeneas: African Ancestored Genealogy http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Sponsored by many individuals and organizations concerned with the development and use of a system of genealogy for researching African related ancestry. Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) http://www.asalh.org/ Since 1926, ASALH established the national theme for the month-long celebration of African American History Month. Site includes information on this years theme, and more. Black Facts http://www.blackfacts.com/ Sponsored and funded by Inner City Software. Black History Month (2003) http://www.npr.org/news/specials/blackhistorymonth/ Links to recent and past National Public Radio coverage of Black History Month. Black Voices -- Black History Month 2008 http://www.blackvoices.com/black-history-month Articles, slides, quizzes, and other information. Directories of Internet Resources Academic Info: African American History and Studies http://www.academicinfo.net/africanam.html Academic Info is a non-profit, educational organization. Gateway to African American History http://usinfo.state.gov/scv/history_geography_and_population/population_and_diversity/african_americans/African_American_History_Month.html From the U.S. Department of State. African American Web Sites http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/caas/projects/aawebsites.html From the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA. Black History Hotlist http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/BHM/bh_hotlist.html#BHM From Knowledge Network Explorer, geared to the needs of California students, teachers, and librarians. Black History Month http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhm1.html Infoplease is a part of the Family Education Network, a company that seeks to bring together educational content on the web. Black History Month Resources http://www.ed.gov/free/bhm.html From the U.S. Department of Education.

Submitted by Sunil Rao, on February 12, 2008

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