External Links for
Diversity and Multicultural issues



African-American Studies, 
Art & Artists,
Music, Movies & Films
Histories, Institutes, Ebonics,
Gifts, Business, Sports
African-American Studies
links, bibliography and related information. 
Black Cultural Studies Web Site
hypertext bibliographic resource. 
Chicago Council on Black Studies - coalition of academics, administrators and others who study the African American experience. 
Frontline: 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.
World of Black Studies
academic programs, links and resources for black studies.
Art & Artists
Billups, Mighael
watercolor paintings depicting African American themes.
Butts Jr., Ernest -
paintings draw on Gullah images from the past. His style ranges from a very bold  use of color to intensly detailed pencil sketches. 
Goodnight, Paul
Love, Maurice
contains cartoons, illustrations, original comic strip, and urban art.
McArthur, Kim A.
Meacham, Zemma
depicts life's experiences in the bayou country of Louisiana. 
Okwu, Julian C.R.
author and photographer of Face Forward: Young African American Men in a Critical Age. Site includes biographical information, press, and gallery. 
Williams James, Chris 
Willoughby, Reginald
tribute to the late artist whose works reflected upon African American culture.
Music International Association of African-American Music (IAAAM) - organization established to      promote, perpetuate and preserve America's indigenous music, includes information on  African-American Music Month
Movies and Films
 3Black Chicks
views on current films, reactions to trailers, reviews of sneak previews, industry commentary, and more. 
Black Actors Making it Happen on the Big Screen
dedicated to the achievement of blacks in  Hollywood. 
Black 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. 
Blackflix.com -
provides reviews, interviews, actor biographies, message board, and more. 
listing of films where African-American actors and actresses play in major roles. 
 Harlem Week 98 Black Film Festival - Aug. 6-16, 1998. 
Mypheduh Films, Inc. - 
studio devoted to African-American culture, experience, and history.
One B.A.D. Movie World
understanding rap, black, and latino movies. 
Organization of Black Screenwriters - founded to address the lack of African American writers in the entertainment
industry. Assists screenwriters in the creation of works for film and television. 
Separate Cinema -
archive of over 10,000 movie posters and lobby cards. Source of African American history in film.
Towards a Black Genre: 
Afro-American Films - with a short history, information on independent Black cinema and an  Australian Black genre



African American Odyssey  - 
from the Library of Congress. 
African-American Mosaic   - 
a Library of Congress Resource guide for the study of black history and culture. A resource guide to the institution's African American collections. 
Charlotte & 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. 
African American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920
digitized collection of newspaper articles, photographs, serials, pamphlets, local government records, and manuscript materials. 
African 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.
Elon College, Emory University,Gorge Mason UniversityGeorgia State University, Gettysburg College 
 Indiana University Department of Afro-American StudiesIowa State UniversityOhio State University
Ohio UniversityPennsylvania State University,    Princeton University 
Providence University, State University of New York College at Oneonta,    Temple University 
University of California, Berkeley
University of Caliofornia, Los Angeles@, University of Georgia - fosters multidisciplinary research and learning, serves as a cultural resource for the citizenry of Georgia.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
University of Kansas, University of Maryland
Afro-American Studies Program,   University of Michigan
University of Pittsburgh, University of Texas at Austin@,University of Wisconsin - Madison
departmental and program information, and links to other sites of interest, Wesleyan University
African American Vernacular English Conference
featuring original papers by many of the most prominent thinkers on the subject. Sept. 29-30, 1998. Athens, Georgia. 
Ebonics - 21st Century Racism?
Ebonics Information Page
from the Center for Applied Linguistics. 
Letter to Editor
"At present, a teacher confronted with a student using the pronunciation "wif" is likely to say "No, Ronelle, that's wrong..." 
Linguistic Society of America Resolution on "Ebonics"
Web Directory: Ebonics Links 
Nubian Chronicles,
The  - interviews, articles, essays, and fiction on the black experience. 
African American Literature and Culture Society
African American 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 Library. 
African-American Texts from the Modern English Collection
from the Electronic Text Center at UVA. 
Fat African American Library,
Black literary showcase. Preview the latest in African American literature. 
Old School Books -
provides a forum to meet and share with others interested in the original black pulp fiction and all its inspirations. 
Post-1900 African American Literature 
Recent Acquistions in African-American History & Literature
University of Virginia 
Recent African American Literature
writer and poet forum for fiction, poetry, and essays. 
Umbralla Visions Universal
native and alternative Black writing. Featuring poetry, essay and artwork exploring the variant shades and shadows of Black culture. 
Web Directory: Writing Black USA - links to history and literature
African Treasures
imports African musical instruments and artifacts including hand drums,  shakers, udus, balafons, baskets, and pottery. 
Gold Coast Africa Gift Catalog
apparel, accessories, gifts, home furnishings, and more. 
Jade -
providing a variety of African-American gifts and stationery. 
Keepsake Expressions
offers African American items featuring Sarah's Attic, Annie Lee, Daddy's
Long Legs, Ebony Visions, Keepsake Ornaments, and more. 
Khemware Enterprises
African-American children's clothing, culture, African arts, and emwerment. 
Ree-O-Lyd Souvenirs
Florida Ameican-American historic sites puzzles & postcards.
Swan's L.A. Expressions
emphasis on African-American attire, oils, incense, jewerly, fraternity and sorority gear, sports jerseys and caps, and t-shirts.
African American Business Directory
a directory of black owned businesses in the US and internationally. 
African American Shopping Mall
listing of the latest and the greatest from numerous African  American entreprenuers. 
Black Pages USA
information about the Black businesses in your area. 
Black Pages... Online
guide to minority businesses and cultral history. 
directory of African-American businesses and community organizations. 
searchable directory of black businesses and organizations. 
Buy It Black
promoting self-reliance and establishing a trading network for People of Color who are interested in  buying or selling merchandise and services. 
Chicago African American Black Business Directory -
providing free presence to businesses. 
Chosen Network, The -
web presence provider and directory for organizations and businesses related to the black community. 
Ebony Pages
minority business directory. 
Internet Black Pages
African American businesses, organizations, churches, schools, events, Web publishing and marketing to African American audience.
Urban Sports Network - 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. 
WAN Sports - sports coverage of African Americans and Africans.
African American Male Research,   100 Black Men of America (7), 
African American Online Writers Guild, 
African Hebrew Israelites
of Jerusalem,
African Overseas Union,
African-American Heritage Council, 
AMASSI Center of Los Angeles
Amistad Research Center, 
ASALH - Association for the Study of Afro,
American Life and History ,
Austin Area Heritage Council,
Black Coalition on AIDS, 
Black Faculty and Staff Forum
Black Panther Party (17) ,
Black Patriots Foundation 
Circle Association,
The Digital Sojourn, 
Greater Washington Urban League Thursday Network - community service organization.
International Association of African-American Music (IAAAM),
Louisiana State University - Black Culture Committee ,
Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, 
Nation of Islam (14), 
National African American Recreational Vehicle Association (NAARVA), 
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) (9), 
National Association of Black Scuba Divers 
National Conference of Black Mayors, Inc., 
National Council of Negro Women, Inc.@






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