These video oral history interviews highlight the accomplishments of individual African Americans and African-American-led groups and movements. Its aim is to provide a unique scholarly and educational resource for exploring African American history and culture.
The exhibition The African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, showcases the incomparable African American collections of the Library of Congress. Displaying more than 240 items, including books, government documents, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, plays, films, and recordings, this is the largest black history exhibit ever held at the Library.
The NU Archives are a resource for the records of individuals and organizations connected to Greater Boston's African American communities. Some materials are online, others can be consulted in person in Snell Library. Most collections are open to the public.
The 1619 Project
1619 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.