Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History by Colin A. Palmer; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Staff (Contribution by)Users looking for authoritative and comprehensive information about black history, figures and accomplishments now have a defining and current reference to address their needs. The second edition of the Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History is a much-needed expansion of the 1996 classic and its 2000 supplement. As with the earlier publications, the second edition is aimed at high school and college students, as well as the general reader. Whereas the first edition focused almost exclusively on the United States, this new set identifies and addresses broad themes critical to understanding the texture of the cultures, achievements, challenges and comprise North America, Central and South America and the Caribbean. Readers can find comparative analyses of social movements, languages, religions and family structures in the context of an interdisciplinary framework that fills a substantial gap in studies of this genre. While many articles from the original set have updated content and bibliographies, almost half of the second edition is composed of completely new scholarship.
The Womanist Reader by Layli PhillipsFeaturing selections from over a dozen disciplines by top womanist scholars from around the world, plus several critiques of womanism, an extensive bibliography of womanist sources, and the first ever systematic treatment of womanist thought on its own terms, Layli Phillips has assembled a unique and groundbreaking compilation.
Black Workers Remember by Michael Keith HoneyMichael Honey gathered these oral histories for more than fifteen years. He weaves them together here into a rich collection reflecting many tragic dimensions of America's racial history while drawing new attention to the role of workers and poor people in African American and American history.
Citizen by Claudia RankineClaudia Rankine's bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in twenty-first-century daily life and in the media.
Publication Date: 2014-10-07
Civil Rights Digital LibraryThe Civil Rights Digital Library promotes an enhanced understanding of the Movement by helping users discover primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale.
SNCC Digital GatewayA documentary website that highlights how young activists in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee partnered with local people in the Deep South to build a grassroots movement for change that empowered the Black community and transformed the nation.
The Freedom ArchivesThe Freedom Archives is a non-profit educational archive located in Berkeley dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of historical audio, video, and print materials documenting progressive movements and culture from the 1960s to the 1990s.
YouTube channels on Black Women in the 21st Century
African American Policy ForumDeveloped as part of an ongoing effort to promote women's rights and gender rights in the context of struggles for racial justice, the African American Policy Forum strives to promote the interests of all communities who suffer from intersecting forms of discrimination (e.g., class-based, race-based, and gender-based), and unrecognized patterns of institutional discrimination.
Association of Black Women HistoriansFounded in October 1979, the Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH) is dynamic, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the study of black women's history and of maintaining networks among the membership of women and men from various ethnic groups.