Africana Resources Links

Reference and Resource Sites

K-12 Electronic Guide for African Resources on the Internet
Offers a variety of resources covering basic issues about each country on the Continent.

Western Journal of Black Studie
Scholarly journal concerned with social, cultural and political issues.

The Atlantic Monthly
Historical newspaper concerned with African American life.

UAlbany Africana Studies Resources
Africana Internet resources, titles and databases compiled by Deborah LaFond, Africana Librarian at the University at Albany.

History
African-American Mosaic
Covers topics such as Colonization efforts in Liberia, Abolitionists, and Ex-Slave Narratives. Contains illustrations and references to rare book titles.

African American Perspectives
The Daniel A.P. Murray Pamphlet Collection.

Genealogy/Archives
Christine's Genealogy Website
This site is a must see! Gives comprehensive coverage of genealogy, including resources of the Freedman's Bureau and emigrants to Liberia. There is also an extensive page of links to historical resources, personal family pages, historical documents, census materials, preservation societies and other valuable resources.

Politics/Economics
Economic Commission for Africa:
This United Nations site offers resources full-text documents as well as a host of links to relevant economic issues about the African continent.
Black Enterprise: Leading African-American Business Periodical

Museums/Research Centers/Organizations
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History (ASALH)
National Black Graduate Student Association (NBGSA)
National Council for Black Studies (NCBS)
New York African Studies Association (NYASA)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Women
Africa Women
Black Women in Sisterhood for Action
Women of Africa Resourcess

 

 

 

 

2011/09/15 DV