A freely available guide leading to Africa-related material on the internet. Maintained by The Nordic Africa Institute, it is a research-oriented link collection, which is divided into country and subject resources.
The Black Film Center/Archive was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people.
From 1936 to 1938, over 2,300 former slaves from across the American South were interviewed by writers and journalists under the aegis of the Works Progress Administration. This website from PBS offers a gateway to several online compilations of these narratives.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. Now open in Washington, D.C.
Sponsored by Emory U, the N.E.H., and the W.E.B. DuBois Institute, the database has information on almost 35,000 slaving voyages that forcibly embarked over 10 million Africans for transport to the Americas between the 16th and 17th centuries.
The Civil Rights Act of 1957 created the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Established as an independent, bipartisan, fact-finding federal agency, their mission is to inform the development of national civil rights policy and enhance enforcement of federal civil rights laws.