This guide contains information about the best library and online resources for students taking HIST 2223 (African American History I Before 1877), and HIST 2224 (African American History II Since 1877).
Over 150 documented mutinies occurred aboard slave ships between 1699 and 1845; only once, in the case of the Amistad, did slaves successfully return to Africa. Using that remarkable and anomalous incident as a focus, this program takes an in-depth look at the slave trade. View Slave Ship Online
"On April 8-10, 2014, the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Austin Texas, hosted a Civil Rights Summit to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Summit, comprised of afternoon panel discussions followed by evening keynote addresses, reflected on the seminal nature of the civil rights legislation passed by President Johnson while examining civil rights issues in America and around the world today." -- Website
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