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A Library Resource Guide to African American Studies
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African American Music

Archive of African American Music and Culture
Established in 1991, the Archives of African American Music and Culture (AAAMC) is a repository of materials covering a range of African American musical idioms and cultural expressions from the post-World War II era.  The collections highlight popular, religious, and classical music, with genres ranging from blues and gospel to R&B and contemporary hip hop.  The AAAMC also houses extensive materials related to the documentation of black radio.

 Blue Lyics Online
Alphabetical listing by title or by artist with links to song lyrics

Davey D's Hip Hop Corner
History and commentary from hip hop journalist and scholar Davey D.

Hip Hop Archive Portal
Stanford University sponsored resource guide.

Original Hip-Hop Lyrics Archives

All About Jazz
Newsletter, articles, event calendars and directories

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Demographic Facts from the U. S. Census on African Americans
The latest data on African Americans in the United States

W.E.B. Du Bois Institute For African and African American Research
The Du Bois Institute is the nation's oldest research center dedicated to the study of the history, culture, and social institutions of Africans and African Americans.

African Timelines
Developed by Cora Agatuccie at Central Oregon Community College.  The site includes seprate timelines for Ancient Africa and for the period from the 1st to 15th centuries A.D.

Brown v. Board of Education Digitial Archive
University of Michigan Library's Brown v. Board of Education Digital Archive. This archive contains documents and images which chronicle events surrounding this historically significant case up to the present.

The archive is divided into four main areas of interest: Supreme Court cases; busing and school integration efforts in northern urban areas; school integration in the Ann Arbor Public School District; and recent resegregation trends in American schools.

The "Underground Railroad
The National Geographic website includes a simulation of the decision and consequences of chossing or not choosing to escape encslavement on the Underground Railroad

 The African American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture
The Mosaic surveys the full range size, and variety of the Library's collections, including books, periodicals, prints, photographs, music, film, and recorded sound

 E Black Studies
An effort to decelop a website specifically designed to serve the interest and needs of Africana Studies


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