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Resources & Links

View the related African Studies links below.

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Africans in America http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/home.html "The Africans in America Web site is a companion to Africans in America, a six-hour public television series. The Web site chronicles the history of racial slavery in the United States -- from the start of the Atlantic slave trade in the 16th century to the end of the American Civil War in 1865 -- and explores the central paradox that is at the heart of the American story..."
Afro-American's Black History Museum http://www.afro.com/history/history.html A site that features links to important moments in African American history (including the Tuskegee Airmen, Jackie Robinson, the Civil Rights Movement, etc) and discusses the importance such moments had on the United States and the World.
Digital History: African American Voices http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/black_voices/
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A site that looks at the history of slavery and emancipation through first-hand narratives and, often thought provoking, tales from America's slavery past.
Slavery and Emancipation http://cla.umn.edu/american/1001/slavery.html An online registry of important documents, speeches, legislative acts and moments that illuminate the history, legacy and impact on the United States' past and present.
AllAfrica.com http://allafrica.com/ A website which compiles news stories from Africa and is " a multi-media content service provider, systems technology developer and the largest electronic distributor of African news and information worldwide."
The Daily Mail and The Guardian Online http://mg.co.za The first online news source from Africa and the preeminent online news source for South Africa, this site features online versions of two of South Africa's most prominent daily papers, the Daily Mail and the Guardian.
H-Net.org http://www.h-net.org/ " H-Net is an international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to developing the enormous educational potential of the Internet and the World Wide Web. Our edited lists and web sites publish peer reviewed essays, multimedia materials, and discussion for colleagues and the interested public."
University of Pennsylvania's African Studies Homepage http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/
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"The African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania is recognized as a vital and forward-looking center where researchers, students and cultural and business entities come to gain knowledge of contemporary and historical Africa."
The United Nations in Africa http://www.un.org/peace/africa/index.html This site details the United Nations humanitarian work on the continent of Africa and discusses the U.N.'s policies towards the social, economical, and political aid of African nations.