links, bibliography and related information.
Cultural Studies Web Site -
hypertext bibliographic resource.
Chicago Council on Black Studies - coalition of academics,
administrators and others who study the African American experience.
The Two Nations of Black America -
explores the gaping chasm between the upper and lower
classes of black America and probes why it has happened.
Womanist Theory and Research - supports and facilitates
feminist research on women of color in all disciplines.
Black Studies -
academic programs, links and resources for black studies.
Art & Artists
watercolor paintings depicting African American themes.
Jr., Ernest -
paintings draw on Gullah images from the past. His
style ranges from a very bold use of color to intensly detailed pencil
contains cartoons, illustrations, original comic strip,
and urban art.
depicts life's experiences in the bayou country of
author and photographer of Face Forward: Young African
American Men in a Critical Age. Site includes biographical information,
press, and gallery.
tribute to the late artist whose works reflected upon
African American culture.
Movies and Films
views on current films, reactions to trailers, reviews
of sneak previews, industry commentary, and more.
Actors Making it Happen on the Big Screen -
dedicated to the achievement of blacks in Hollywood.
Film Center/Archive -
Indiana University, Bloomington - a repository of
films and related materials by and about African Americans.
dedicated to the presentation and promotion of Black
cinema. Interviews, profiles of actors and creators, reviews, articles,
and links to other resources.
provides reviews, interviews, actor biographies, message
board, and more.
listing of films where African-American actors and
actresses play in major roles.
Week 98 Black Film Festival - Aug. 6-16, 1998.
studio devoted to African-American culture, experience,
B.A.D. Movie World -
understanding rap, black, and latino movies.
- founded to address the lack of African American
writers in the entertainment
industry. Assists screenwriters in the creation of
works for film and television.
archive of over 10,000 movie posters and lobby cards.
Source of African American history in film.
a Black Genre:
Afro-American Films - with a short history, information
on independent Black cinema and an Australian Black genre
American Odyssey -
from the Library of Congress.
a Library of Congress Resource guide for the study
of black history and culture. A resource guide to the institution's African
& Mecklenburg: The African American Community -
learn about Charlotte & Mecklenburg Countys' rich
African American history.
2 Souls -
intended for people of color, it can be used to understand,
develop, and unite the two souls in each of us.
American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920 -
digitized collection of newspaper articles, photographs,
serials, pamphlets, local government records, and manuscript materials.
American History Challenge -
quiz yourself to see how much you know, or, don't
know, about important events and figures in African American history.
African American History of Western New York - history
of African Americans in western New York from 1770 to 1990.
University Department of Afro-American Studies, Iowa
State University, Ohio
State University, Princeton
University of New York College at Oneonta, Temple
of California, Berkeley
of Caliofornia, Los Angeles@, University of Georgia - fosters multidisciplinary
research and learning, serves as a cultural resource for the citizenry
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Maryland
Afro-American Studies Program, University
of Texas at Austin@,University
of Wisconsin - Madison -
departmental and program information, and links to
other sites of interest,
The - interviews, articles, essays, and fiction
on the black experience.
American Literature and Culture Society
Mystery Page -
guide to mystery and suspense fiction by African American
authors. Features bibliographies, plot summaries, new releases, and more.
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
- includes texts and resources, from the collections of the New York Public
Texts from the Modern English Collection -
from the Electronic Text Center at UVA.
African American Library,
Black literary showcase. Preview the latest in African
provides a forum to meet and share with others interested
in the original black pulp fiction and all its inspirations.
African American Literature
Acquistions in African-American History & Literature -
University of Virginia
African American Literature
writer and poet forum for fiction, poetry, and essays.
Visions Universal -
native and alternative Black writing. Featuring poetry,
essay and artwork exploring the variant shades and shadows of Black culture.
Directory: Writing Black USA - links to history and literature
imports African musical instruments
and artifacts including hand drums, shakers, udus, balafons, baskets,
Coast Africa Gift Catalog -
apparel, accessories, gifts,
home furnishings, and more.
providing a variety of African-American
gifts and stationery.
offers African American items
featuring Sarah's Attic, Annie Lee, Daddy's
Long Legs, Ebony Visions, Keepsake
Ornaments, and more.
clothing, culture, African arts, and emwerment.
Florida Ameican-American historic
sites puzzles & postcards.
L.A. Expressions -
emphasis on African-American
attire, oils, incense, jewerly, fraternity and sorority gear, sports jerseys
and caps, and t-shirts.
- where hip hop culture and the sports world align.
Exclusive interviews take you behind the scenes for an up close look at
the athletes, music and fashion that shape urban America.
- sports coverage of African Americans and Africans.
American Male Research, 100 Black Men of America (7),
American Online Writers Guild,
African-American Heritage Council,
AMASSI Center of
ASALH - Association
for the Study of Afro,
and History ,
Black Coalition on AIDS,
and Staff Forum
Panther Party (17) ,
Urban League Thursday Network - community service organization.
of African-American Music (IAAAM),
State University - Black Culture Committee ,
X Grassroots Movement,
of Islam (14),
American Recreational Vehicle Association (NAARVA),
Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) (9),
of Black Scuba Divers
Conference of Black Mayors, Inc.,
National Council of
Negro Women, Inc.@