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History: African American History

African American History Databases and Websites

African American Odyssey Exhibit (Library of Congress)

Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed (Non-Profit organization supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities)

Digital Library on American Slavery (University of North Carolina)

Frederick Douglass Papers (Library of Congress)

Samuel J May Anitslavery Papers (Cornell University)

Voyages: the Transatlantic Slave Trade (Emory University)

->> Also check our Africana Studies guide, created by Christine Oka.

The 1619 Project

New York Times Logo initial1619 Project (New York Times)

Marking the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves in North America, the New York Times initiated a series of historical, analytical, and interpretive content examining the legacy of slavery.  Published August 2019.