African-American History Resources
|Learn about African-American history and the struggles presently faced by the black community within the United States. Explore these current and historic topics and delve into the biographies of notable African-Americans with your class. Use the resources below to study civil-rights issues, including slavery and racism. You will also find articles on economic realities and current issues facing African-Americans.|
The destructive, inhumane institution of slavery is an important topic for students to understand.
African-Americans in War
Although not always treated as equals in civilian society, African-Americans made significant military contributions to the U.S. during times of war.
Racism and the Struggle for Equality
African-Americans have experienced brutal racism in the U.S. and struggled in their search for equality.
The courage and accomplishments of these political and social leaders has been inspirational to all Americans.
African-Americans in the Arts
African-Americans have made and continue to make significant contributions to American art. Learn about prominent playwrights, poets, actors, and musicians.
African-Americans in Business
Delve into the economic realities that have faced African-Americans.
Explore current issues facing African-Americans.
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