African-American History

Covering more than 500 years of the African-American experience, African-American History offers a fresh way to explore the full spectrum of African-American history and culture. Users can start their investigation of a topic with a video or slideshow overview, use the key content called out on the home page to find an entryway into the database, or dig deep into an era through the Topic Centers.

Editorially Curated Topic Centers: Specially selected content on each era in African-American history—including articles, shareable slideshows, videos, primary sources, and more—provide valuable study guides and entry points into the content

Slideshow Overviews:
Original, SMART Boardfriendly slideshows for a visual introduction to key topics

Highlights and Features:

  • Authoritative Source List: Expertly researched
  • and written content from a wealth of
  • proprietary titles
  • Easy Access to Relevant Content: Key content is
  • handpicked by our editors to inform research and
  • provide guided entryways into the database, plus
  • convenient links to key areas are at the top
  • of every page

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