Celebrate Black History Month by exploring one of these web-based resources devoted to Black history and culture.
Explore the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture. Peruse The Negro Motorist Green-Book from 1941; listen to recollections of the Little Rock Nine; experience the collection through stories from NMAAHC staff.
Visit a National Park Service site dedicated to African American Heritage, including Richmond’s Maggie L. Walker historic site. Read more about Richmond’s African American Heritage here. Find more information and resources related to local and national African American Heritage sites here.
Browse the Digital Public Library of America’s great collection of primary source sets, including this one on James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time. Find more African-American-centered sets here. While your there, check out this collection of materials related to the Civil Rights Movement.
Read about the “remarkable black men and women never received obituaries in The New York Times” on the site dedicated to the paper’s on-going project to report on those previously Overlooked this newspaper of record.
Browse interviews, film, and documents collected at the Civil Rights Digital Library.
Search “digitized materials from over 1,000 libraries and archives across the country” made accessible through Umbra Search African American History.
Check out this incredible Black History Month resource guide from the Center for Racial Justice.