The Kamusi Project--The Internet Living Swahili Dictionary

Flags-from countries in Africa

The Middle Passage-: Slaves at Sea
Other topics on this site:

John Newton->Amazing Grace

Dred Scott Decision: Men or Mules?
The Supreme Court ruled first that blacks, whether free or slaves, were not citizens and so had no rights.

13th Amendment: outlawed slavery.

The Emancipation Proclamation-January 1, 1863,
Although the Emancipation Proclamation did not immediately free a single slave......... the Proclamation announced the acceptance of black men into the Union Army and Navy, enabling the liberated to become liberators.

Republicans- > >The Republicans in Congress continued to boldly set the agenda, and in 1870 they proposed and passed the 15th Amendment,

The XV Amendment- Section 1.
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude--

The Struggle for Civil Rights-

  • Campaigners : 1860-1900
  • Campaigners : 1900-1980
  • 1840-1900: Issues, Events & Organizations
  • 1900-1980: Issues, Events & Organizations
  • Anti-Slavery Society in New York

NAACP-> National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Founded in 1909 in New York City by a group of black and white citizens committed to social justice

African-American and Anti-Slavery Newspapers and Magazines

The African Atlantic Genealogical Society Founded in 1964, and incorporated as a not-for-profit entity in the State of New York, in 1996, AAGS hosts a weekly radio program "Generations!: Genealogy Talk-Radio" on WGBB 1240AM, every Monday evening, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m-Membership meetings are held monthly at the Freeport Memorial Library, Merrick Road and South Ocean Avenue in Freeport, Long Island. (7 p.m.- 8:45 p.m., September thru July).

AFRICAN ANCESTORED GENEALOGY-State resources; surnames; Slave Data; & More

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society Jean Sampson Scott Greater New York Chapter

P.O. Box 022340
Brooklyn, NY 11202-0049
(212) 330-7882

African-American Archaeology New York's African Burial Ground

Records relating to African-Americans in the New York State Archives

African-American Archaeology New York's African Burial Ground

AAL African American Lifelines

Freedmen's Bureau Online "Registers of Signatures of Depositors in Branches of the Freedmen's Saving and Trust Co. 1865-1874"

THE BUFFALO SOLDIERS ON THE WESTERN FRONTIER -1866: Congress Creates the First Peace Time African-American Units
Lesser known, but equally important, the Buffalo Soldiers explored and mapped vast areas of the southwest and strung hundreds of miles of telegraph lines.

54th. Mass. Volunteer Infantry, Co. I Portraying the experience of the African American soldier in the American Civil War in South Carolina

Lest We Forget 19th Century African American History
Civil War
This is an excellent site!

The Truman Library 50th Anniversary of the Desegregation of the Armed Services

The History Place- African-Americans in World War II

New York City- African American Web Sites

Columbia University-African Studies-African Language Resources on the Internet.


Matthew Alexander Henson 1866-1955
Why Matt is so special? - His legacy > The North Pole

Matthew Henson- The U.S. Navy Honors Explorer Matthew Henson at Arlington National Cemetery-Photos

Dr. Bernard Harris-became the first African-American to walk in space.

CAROL MOSELEY-BRAUN- first African-American woman to be elected to the United States Senate.

Colin Powell- Biography-born in Harlem, New York First African-American U.S. Army General

The poetry of Marcus Garvey -Many of the ideas he championed in his writings and speeches are here in the poems, and perhaps reading them will give you a deeper insight into the man himself.

American Memory-Library of Congress African American Perspectives
Biography-> Daniel A. P. Murray (1853-1925)
Timeline of African American History, 1852-1925

Prominent African Americans- Past & Present

Quiz-Famous African Americans-Black Americans and their achievements

The Internet African American History Challenge- Profiles of Some Important 19th Century African Americans:
Alexander Crummell
Frederick Douglass
Henry Highland Garnet
Harriet Tubman
Henry McNeal Turner
John Mercer Langston
Mary Elizabeth Bowser
Mary Church Terrell
Mary Ann Shadd
Nat Turner
Richard Allen
Sojourner Truth
You can also Contribute A Profile To BrightMoments.Com

African American Women's Literature- Articles, Discussions boards, Links to sites on African American Women's Literature.

The Harlem Renaissance Arts > Humanities > Literature > Periods and Movements >

THE NEW YORK COTTON CLUB-> Still the hottest spot in town!
Take the on-line tour!

Harlem on-line-> Explore timeline, artist, instrument, style -> or Discuss Jazz!

African-Americans and Photography- History through the Arts.

THE GOLDEN AGE OF JAZZ-> Photos, Articles & other stories

THE HISTORY CHANNEL-Black History Month-Great African Americans; 30 Bio's and some video's.

Kwanzaa-comes from a phrase which means first fruits in Swahili

African American Recipes-Mixed Greens, 20-Minute Chicken Creole & more

AfroAmerican Webring


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