TopLinks: African Americans

African American Art on the Internet
Compiled by the staff of Long Island University's B. Davis Schwartz Library, this extensive list provides links to collections of online African American art.

African American Mosaic
This Library of Congress guide presents resources for the study of black history and culture.

Black History Pages
This site provides information about prominent African Americans throughout history, including artists, musicians, writers, businesspeople, civil rights advocates, slaves, abolitionists, politicians, military heroes, and religious leaders.
Though's first objective is to provide career and job information to underrepresented minority groups, it offers a wealth of articles on politics, education, art and culture, and family and lifestyle, as well as special online "villages" particular to African, Asian, Hispanic, and Native American issues and concerns.

My Sistahs
This site is for and by women of color and serves as a community forum for topics in health, gender, culture, and body image. Read essays on the role of women in hip-hop vs. self-esteem, and access information about the myths of body size and eating disorders.

National Urban League
Founded in 1910, the NUL is a not-for-profit organization committed to social and economic equality for all African Americans. Click here to read about police brutality, workforce diversity, low-income communities, educational and career opportunities, and columns by NUL president Hugh B. Price.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute
Developed by the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, this site contains a collection of historical information about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement, as well as some of King's writings, speeches, and sermons, such as the I Have a Dream.