Slavery to Incarceration

Slavery to Mass Incarceration is part of the Equal Justice Initiative's Racial Justice project, which explores racial history and uses innovative teaching tools to deepen our understanding of the legacy of racial injustice.

FREEDOM'S STORY

In this site from Teacher Serve at the National Humanities Center contains excellent essays, bibliographies and lesson plan resources on African American history from 1619 to the present.

LOWCOUNTRY AFRICANA

Lowcountry Africana is entirely dedicated to records that document the family and cultural heritage of African Americans in the historic rice-growing areas of South Carolina, Georgia and extreme northeastern Florida,

SLAVERY and RESISTANCE

AAHISTORYK12.COM is a unique website that provides students, teachers, and lifelong learners with links to a variety of online resources that focus on African and African American history and culture. Explore and share these links and resources on this site with friends.

AFRICANS IN AMERICA

America's journey through slavery is presented in four parts. For each era, you'll find a historical Narrative, a Resource Bank of images, documents, stories, biographies, and commentaries, and a Teacher's Guide.

AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES

African American Lives was a PBS television miniseries focusing on the ancestral lineages of eight prominent African-American guests; Quincy Jones, Mae Jemison, Chris Tucker, T. D. Jakes, Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Carson, and Oprah Winfrey.

 

BLACK IN LATIN AMERICA

Black in Latin America is a quest to discover how Africa and Europe combined to create the vibrant cultures of Latin America, with a focus on the African presence in Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic.

MANY RIVERS TO CROSS

This PBS series chronicled the full sweep of African American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent right up to today—when America has a black president, yet remains a nation deeply divided by race.

 

IN MOTION: AA MIGRATIONS

In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience presents thirteen defining migrations that formed and transformed African America by focusing on the self-motivated activities of peoples of African descent to remake themselves and their worlds.

AFRICAN ANCESTRY

African Ancestry is the world leader in tracing maternal and paternal lineages of African descent having helped more than 150,000 people re-connect with the roots of their family tree.