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BLACK HISTORY WEBSITES
PBS African American World - Timeline
For over 500 years, people of African descent have shaped the course of American history. From the fight against slavery to the March on Washington, relive the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience with our extensive timeline of African American history.
The Faces of Science:
Profiled here are African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science and engineering. The accomplishments of the past and present can serve as pathfinders to present and future engineers and scientists. African American chemists, biologists, inventors, engineers, and mathematicians have contributed in both large and small ways that can be overlooked when chronicling the history of science.
National Museum of African American History & Culture
The National Museum of African American History and Culture and many other Smithsonian museums have a diverse array of material related to the history and culture.
Modern Inventors & Yesterday Inventors
The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed
This 10,000 page reference center is dedicated to providing information to the general public on African American history in the United States and on the history of the more than one billion people of African ancestry around the world. It includes an online encyclopedia of hundreds of famous and lesser known figures in African American history, Global African history and specifically the history of African Americans in the West. BlackPast.org also has full text documents and major speeches.