The Department of Transnational Studies


Select World Wide Web Resources

(arranged by subject)

This page is maintained by the website manager with the assistance of Glendora Johnson-Cooper, African & African American Studies subject librarian.


A-z OF African Studies on the Internet
Africa Action (activism for Africa)
Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Resources (an African Studies Association USA Internet Project
African Voices (online resources at the National Museum of Natural History)
Africast: Global Africa Network (U.S. based rechanneler of African media content) (African news aggregator)
Jenda: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies (Free online journal)
Maps—Historical: Africa
Olaudah Equiano, or, Gustavus Vassa, the African

AFRICANA STUDIES (Includes the field of African American studies, Afro-American Studies, Africana Studies, Pan African Studies and Black Studies)

E-Black Studies (Empirical data on the discipline)
National Council for Black Studies
Africana Studies Programs in the U.S.
New York African Studies Association


Studio Museum in Harlem
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
National Museum of African American Art
California African American Museum
Museum of the African Diaspora
Smithsonian Guide to the Papers of African American Artists 


Gale: Free Resources: Black History: Biographies
Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Guide to Black History
American National Biography (available to UB affiliates only) Celebrates Black History Month
African American Women On-line Archival Collections at Duke University
African American Women: A research Guide (A project of the Middle Tennessee State University Library
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century (A Schomburg Library Project)
Malcolm X: A Research Site
Malcolm X Project at Columbia University
Uncrowned Queens:  African American Women Community Builders of Western New York


Black (reviewed blog sites)
Hutchinson Political Report (Earl Ofari Hutchinson)
African American /Black Opinion Blog


Online Free Books Page (A project of the University of Pennsylvania listing over 25,000 free books on the Web) 


Survey of Business Owners
Black Enterprise
Black Commentator
BICD (Business and Industry Data Center)
National Black Chamber of Commerce
National Black MBA Association, Inc.


BAMN (Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration, and Immigrant Rights)
Southern Poverty Law Center (Among its many activities, tracks hate groups nationwide)
Supreme Court Cases (Current and historical decisions)
U. S. Commission on Civil Rights


Avalon Project at Yale Law School: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
Blacks in Europe
The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress
The Frederick Douglass Papers Project at Indiana University
Voice of the Shuttle (Online resources in the humanities)
W. E. B. DuBois (Digital DuBois at he University of Massachusetts at Amherst)


One Peoples (Quarterly online newsletter on peoples of African descent)


Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
NCES Status and Trends in the Education of Blacks
United Negro College Fund
Separate is Not Equal:  Brown v. Board of Education
Historically Black Colleges and Universities


BBC (Use the search box at this site to locate current and archival news materials on people of African ancestry throughout the world)
Black Collegian Online
Black Press
Black Report (African and African American news and links to major African American magazines)
Afro Centric News (African American news and resources on the Internet)
Ethnic NewsWatch (available to UB affiliates only)
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Frontiers: The interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad
Safundi: Journal of South African and American Comparative Studies (UB affiliates only)
World History Connected


H-Net Discussion Network (Humanities and Social Sciences Discussion Lists)


California Newsreel
Oscar Mischeaux
Women Make Movies


Occupational Outlook Handbook
Subject Listing of New York State Government Information
Federal Agencies with Statistical Programs
U.S. Congress
New York State Assembly
Foreign Consular Offices in the U.S.>
Race Population Data in the United States
Government Minority Population Links
Thomas (Current and historical legislative activities of the U.S. Congress)


Medline Plus: African American Health
Diversity Rx (Issues of health care for minority, immigrant, and ethnically diverse communities)
Minorities with Disabilities


African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian Institution
African-American Mosaic (A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture)
African-American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship (Resources at the Library of Congress)
Facing History and Ourselves: Examining History and Human Behavior
History Cooperative (Online history scholarship)>
Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers Project
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project at Stanford University
Teaching American History
PBS (Use the search box at this site to locate materials on African American history, race, etc.)


Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School (A one-stop site for
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law


Maps—Historical: World (A University of Alabama Map Library Project)


America’s Jazz Heritage (at the Smithsonian Institution)
Archives of African American Music and Culture ( A digital project at Indiana University)


Association for the Study of African American Life and History  (ASALH)
National Urban League
Rainbow/Push Coalition


Institute on Race and Poverty (University of Minnesota)
Race and Ethnicity
Race: The Power of an Illusion (Teaching resources for the PBS documentary)


Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (One of the world’s largest and most comprehensive repositories for the documentation of the history and culture of people of African descent in Africa, the Americas, and other parts of the world.)


Slave Trade and Slavery: Images
Slavery and Its Abolition


Womanist Theory and Research (A Journal of Womanist and Feminist-of-Color Scholarship and Art)
Women’s Liberation Movement (An o-line archival collection at Duke University)