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African American Experience


Full-text digital resource exploring the history and culture of African Americans, as well as the greater Black Diaspora. Great resource for middle school, high school, and undergraduate users. Browse by type of content and by era. 

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: History; United States History; Homework Help; Encyclopedias; Area and Cultural Studies; African American Studies
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)

Notes: Also included are timelines dating from the 15th century to present, primary and landmark documents, slave narratives, audio and image files, and classic texts, some dating from the 19th century. The classroom resources site includes lesson plans which include a subject index and glossary.

Update Frequency: Annually

Provider: Greenwood Publishing Group

Format: Web

Output Type: Print, Email, Download