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African American Heritage
This National Park Service site provides links to information about people, places, stories, museum collections, travel and lesson plans.
African American Odyssey
This Library of Congress virtual exhibition was designed to "give a comprehensive, rich picture of more than 200 years of African American struggle and achievement."
National Museum of African American History & Culture
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture.
Hutchins Center for African & African American Research
The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research supports research on the history and culture of people of African descent the world over and provides a forum for collaboration and the ongoing exchange of ideas.
The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed
This 13,000 page reference center is dedicated to providing information to the general public on African American history and on the history of the more than one billion people of African ancestry around the world.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
National Urban League
The mission of the Urban League movement is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.
The mission of Rainbow Push is to protect, defend, and gain civil rights by leveling the economic and educational playing fields, and to promote peace and justice around the world.
National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW)
The NCNW’s mission is to lead, develop and advocate for women of African descent as they support their families and communities.
National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW)
The mission of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women is to develop leaders who will help to rebuild their communities and redirect the energies of younger African-Americans in those communities.
United Negro College Fund
The United Negro College Fund is the nation’s largest, oldest, most successful and most comprehensive minority higher-education assistance organization.