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African-Americans have a long and proud history. These links tell you more.

Learn more about the lives of famous African-Americans.

Sadly, slavery is a part of the African-American story.

The Underground Railroad
Find out more about this network of houses and waystations designed to get runaway slaves to freedom.

African-American Presidential Candidates
Barack Obama is the seventh African-American to run for President.

Images of African-Americans in the 19th Century
See how difficult life was in the 1800s

DuSable Museum of African-American History
Online companion to the Chicago museum honoring the African-American experience

The American Civil War
African-Americans played many roles during this terrible war. Find out more here.

Footsteps Magazine
This magazine celebrates the achievements of African-Americans

African-American Museum of Philadelphia
Online companion to the Philadelphia museum honoring the African-American experience

African-American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship
This Library of Congress exhibit is filled with details in words and pictures.

Our Shared History
The National Park Service presents this celebration of African-American achievements.

Black Military History
The history of American soldiers is filled with stories of African-American heroics.

Black History and Classical Music
Biographies, a discography and a Black History Quiz. Much of the material is hard to find elsewhere.

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