February is Black History Month

Below is a selective list of Internet resources compiled in celebration of Black History Month, 2014:

UW, Madison and Wisconsin Resources

Black Culture Connection -- Wisconsin Public Television 2014
Links to films and stories centered on black history and culture. Includes links to WPT programs
for February 2014, as well as past programs.

Black History in Wisconsin
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 History Month Community Celebration 2014
Madison community celebration, Saturday Feb. 22nd.

College Library Ethnic Collection
UW library books, periodicals, and information/links about African Americans, American Indians, Chicanos/Latinos, and Asian Americans. 

Department of Afro American Studies
Information about the department, links to student resources and more.

University of Wisconsin Black Law Students Association
Information on local, regional and national events, Internet resources and more. 

University of Wisconsin Madison -- Calendar of Events 2014
Scroll down for link to this years calendar of events coordinated by the UW African American Student Academic Services.

Wisconsin Black Student Union
Information on membership, mission, history, and events.

Facts, History and Current Events

African American History Month
From the Library of Congress, National Endowment for the Humanities, and
several other institutions. Provides links to exhibits, collections, audios, videos, teacher resources, and legislative and executive documents related to African American History month.

African American Mosaic
A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of African American history and culture.

African American Odyssey
Online access to items from the Library of Congress's African American collections.

Africans in America
An online companion to "Africans in America," a PBS television series.

AfriGeneas: African Ancestored Genealogy
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)
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.

Guide to Black History -- Britannica.com
Narratives, links, photos, source documents
and more.

White House- President Obama and the African American Community
Links to news articles, blog posts and fact sheets related to legislation affecting
African Americans.


Submitted by Sunil Rao, on February 4, 2014

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