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Students who take courses in the African American Studies Department often go on to pursue careers in the following fields:
- Public Relations
- Community Development
- Social Services
- Research, Consulting, and Planning
- Journalism, Television and Cable Communication
- International Affairs
- Museums or Gallery Curatorship
- Creative Writing
- Federal, State, Local Civil Service
- Industrial Arts
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Black World Today - a collective of journalists, writers, artists, activists, communicators and entrepreneurs that seeks to "chronicle the daily social, political, cultural an economic realities of Black communities and countries."
ISIS - Art and Culture of Women of the African Diaspora
Timelines of African American History, 1852-1880 - Library of Congress
Timelines of African American History, 1881-1900 - Library of Congress
Timelines of African American History, 1901-1925 - Library of Congress
The Emancipation Proclamation Sept. 22, 1862.
"The Negro National Anthem" 1900.
African American Pamphlets from the Daniel A.P. Murray Collection, 1820-1920 Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress.
The Black Experience in America by Norman Coombs. Copyright 1972.
A Colored Man's Reminiscences of James Madison by Paul Jennings. 1865.
Million Man March - Louis Farrakhan's speech October 16, 1995.
Million Man March - Poem written and delivered by Maya Angelou and Pledge recited by participants. October 16, 1995.
My Escape from Slavery by Frederick Douglass 1881. Also included "Reconstruction" by Frederick Douglass 1866.
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave Written by Himself 1845.
Our Nig, or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black by Harriet E. Wilson 1859
A Plea for Captain John Brown by Henry David Thoreau 1853.
"Running a Thousand Miles to Freedom:" The William and Ellen Craft Narrative 1860
Sketches of Southern Life by Frances E.W. Harper 1891
Slavery in Massachusetts by Henry David Thoreau 1854.
The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. DuBois 1903.
Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington Copyright 1900.
New Census Data Reports. Summary of Findings 1995
Daguerreotype Photographs from the National Digital Library, 1842-1862, Library of Congress. Includes photographs from the American Colonization Society Records, 1792-1964. The Society was organized in 1817 to resettle Afro-Americans in Liberia. Search for the term AFRO-AMERICANS.
Connections to African-American Internet Sites
Archives of African American Music and Culture (Indiana University)
Clarke Africana Library (Cornell University)
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project (Stanford University)
New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Paul Robeson Centennial - care of Columbia College, Chicago.
The Seneca Village Website - cooperative project of the New-York Historical Society, the New York Public Library, the Office of Young Adult Services and Columbia University's Institute for Learning Technologies - a wonderful collection of materials on the history of Central Park and the African American community that pre-dated the park
W.E.B. DuBois Institute for Afro-American Research (Harvard University)
The John Henrik Clarke Africana Library at the Cornell University Library
A Celebration of Black Culture
Reference Books in the Field of African American Studies held by Columbia University Libraries
Selected Bibliography of African American History, 1820-1920. Library of Congress.
Scholarly & Curriculum-Related E-Journals
Network Journal, The, Black Professional and Small Business News - Brooklyn, NY
Callaloo - Journal of African American and African Arts and Literature.
Vibeonline - New York, N.Y.
Skanner On-line Newspaper, The - Portland, OR.