Black History

All Grade Levels

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African Americans Biography                           
Civil Rights                                                         
King, Martin Luther, Jr.                                   

Reference Books
in collection
R/920/Alt - Extraordinary African-Americans
R/920/Not - Notable Black American Men
R/920/Not - Notable Black American Women
R/973.049/Afr - African Americans: Voices of Triumph: Leadership
R/973.049/Afr - African Americans: Voices of Triumph: Perseverance
R/973.049/Alt - Encyclopedia of African-American Heritage
R/973.049/Asa - Historical & Cultural Atlas of African Americans
Call Numbers
in non-fiction
323 - Civil Rights
973.711 - Underground Railroad
B - Biographies of famous African Americans
Other Pathfinders Biography Pathfinder
provided by Arlington County

Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica's Guide to Black History
Grolier Encyclopedia
World Book Online
Newspaper and Magazine articles

Good Websites
History Makers
Strong Men and Women: Excellence in Leadership - Dominion Power
Good Websites History

African American History Month - Library of Congress
African American Resources (60+) -
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Africans in America - PBS
Black History Month - New York Times
Black History Month - Time for KIds
Digital Library on American Slavery - University of North Carolina
Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement - National Park Service
History of Jim Crow - PBS
National Civil Rights Museum
National Museum of African American History and Culture - Smithsonian
Underground Railroad: History of Slavery - National Geographic
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center 
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
I Have a Dream Speech
MLK and the Civil Rights Movement - Seattle Times
Nobel Peace Prize
Good Websites
Parks, Rosa
Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks - includes interviews - NPR
Rosa Parks Library and Museum
Good Websites Primary Sources
African-American Odyssey - Library of Congress
Good Websites Teacher Resources
Civil Rights Teaching
Teaching Tolerance - Southern Poverty Law Center
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