Expressions of culture, family and religion form the core of the African American experience in America.
Learn more about African American's struggles for civil rights from America's origins to the modern Civil Rights movement.
African Americans transformed the economic world, started businesses and industries, and left their mark.
Explore textbook examples of African Americans overcoming racism by founding their own schools and desegregating public schools.
Learn about the enslavement of African Americans and the efforts of those who struggled for generations to abolish this "lamentable" evil.
African Americans have served with distinction in the American military since its founding, despite overwhelming racism and challenges.
Explore the lives of those who looked at the world around them and saw something new!
Discover the national parks that share the remarkable lives of African American women who shaped history.
Last updated: January 29, 2019