Professional Organizations in African American Studies

Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD)
Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)
National Council for Black Studies (NCBS)

Other National Organizations

National Urban League
National Bar Association
National Association of Black Journalists

Research Institutions

Charles H. Wright Museum
Detroit Institute of Arts - African Art Collection
Detroit Public Library
Walter Reuther Library
Bentley Historical Library
Damon Keith Law Collection
The Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture
Moorland-Spingarn Library
Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection


Black Scholar
Journal of African American History
Western Journal of Black Studies
Journal of Black Studies
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Journal of Negro Education
Race & Class
Review of Black Political Economy
Black Collegian
Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy
International Review of African American Art
Journal of Pan African Studies
Obsidian III

Affiliated WSU Units

African American Studies Student Organization
Center for Latino(a) and Latin American Studies
Center for Peace and Conflict Studies
Damon Keith Center for Civil Rights


Other Organizations and Groups

B.L.A.C. Magazine
Black Family Development
Michigan Welfare Rights
Detroit NAACP
Michigan Citizen
Critical Moment
Arts League of Michigan
Sugar Law Center
This Hood of Ours
Shrine of the Black Madonna Bookstore
SMASH (Summer Math and Science Honors Academy)


Web-based Resources in African American Studies:

The Detroit African American History Project
U of D-Mercy, Black Abolitionist Archive
eBlack Studies
Black Past
Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project
Making of Black America
Eyes on the Prize, Primary Sources
Martin Luther King Papers Project
W.E.B. DuBois Papers (Digital DuBois)
African American Mosiac
Documents from the Women’s Liberation Movement
Mississippi Civil Rights Documentation Website
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the FWP
Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Oral History Online, UC Berkeley
History Makers
Howard University Digital Initiatives
FBI FOIA Reading Room
Civil Rights Greensboro
Digital Library on American Slavery
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
The Malcolm X Project
Georgia Civil Rights Digital Library
American GI’s in Germany
Archives of African American Music and Culture (AAAMC)
Amistad Research Center
Anacostia Museum
Michigan Chronicle
Digital Librarian - African-American Issues area
Encyclopedia Britannica Guide to Black History
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
The King Center Digital Archive
The Museum of Afro-American History, Boston
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Our Shared History: Celebrating African American History and Culture
W.E.B. DuBois Learning Center
TransAfrica Forum
Freedom Manifesto Bulletin

Afrocentric Sites

African National Congress
African Security Sector Network (ASSN)
Africa News Online: Gateway to a Continent

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