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New African American History Entries:

Carnegie Library, Mound Bayou, MS
Bernard P. Randolph
Lester Lyles
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Arthur James Gregg
Revius Oliver Ortique, Jr.
John Preston Davis
Theodore Judson Jemison
Franklin D. Cleckley
James Carr
Mother Mathilda Beasley
Charles Smith, Jr.
Errol R. Schwartz
James Reginald Hall, Jr.
Andrew P. Chambers, Jr.
Marcelite J. Harris
Brigadier Gen. Rufus Smith
Cincinnati Race Riots, 1836
Robert Davis Glass
Flemmie Pansy Kittrell
Hartford, Connecticut Riot, 1969
John Charles Thomas
Erica Gwen-Elise Snipes Garner
Maj. Gen. Michael Calhoun
Robert Earl Gray
David Fleming
Ralph Melvin Wimbish
Tarana Burke
Marjorie Stewart Joyner
May Edward Chinn
Olivia J. Hooker
Willie Hobbs Moore
Ona "Oney" Judge
Audrey Forbes Manley
Brigadier Gen. Joseph C. Carter
University of Georgia Desegregation Riot, 1961
Robert Morton Duncan
James H. Coleman
Villa Lewaro
Villa Lewaro, Mansion of Madame CJ Walker
Villa Lewaro, Mansion of Madame CJ Walker

Full List of African American History Entries

New African American History Entries in the West:

Jesse Jarue Mark, Jr.
Charles O. Sampson
Walt Braithwaite
Alicia Garza
Cockstock Affair, 1844
Patrisse Cullors
Muriel E. Poston
Maceo Crenshaw Dailey, Jr.
Carrie Burton Overton
James B. McMillan
Race and Violence in WA: The Report, 1969
Sylvester Turner
Charleena Lyles

Full List of African American History in the West Entries

New Global African History Entries:

François Fournier de Pescay
Richard Williams
Vincent Ogé
Louis Delgres
Aleksandr Pushkin
Gratien Candace
Wayland Rudd
Langston Hughes' Visit to the Soviet Union
Ernest Cole

Full List of Global African American History Entries

New Perspectives Article:

The Innocence Project: A Short History Since 1983

Full List of Perspectives Articles

New Special Features:

The Commanders

The STEM Page

The Black Lives Matter Movement

Racial Violence in the United States

Lynchings in The United States Since 1865

Race, Crime, and Incarceration in the United States

New African American History Primary Documents:

William Hooper Councill's Letter to the White People of Alabama, 1901
William Hannibal Thomas on the American Negro (1901)
George S. Schulyer, “The Negro-Art Hokum” (1926)
Zora Neale Hurston's Letter to the Orlando Sentinel, 1955

Full List of African American History Primary Documents

New African American History in the West Primary Documents:

Alaska Fair Employment Practices Law
Full list of African American History in the West Primary Documents

New Speeches on

(1893) Frances E.W. Harper, "Woman's Political Future"

(1963) Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, "Religion and Race"

(2017) New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's Address on the Removal of Confederate Monuments in New Orleans

Full List of Speeches By African Americans

New Genealogy Links

Family Search: African American Online Geneaology
Reclaiming Kin: Taking Back What Was Once Lost

Full List of African American Geneaology Resources

New Research Guides & Websites


For A Full List of of Research Guides and Websites on click on the following:
AAH Research Guides and Websites
AAW Research Guides and Websites
GAH Research Guides and Websites

Special Resources:

Robert Fikes's Corner
National African American Historic Landmarks by State

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