AAHISTORYK12.COM is a unique website that provides students, teachers, and lifelong learners with links to a variety of online resources that focus on African and African American history and culture.  Explore and share these links and resources on this site with friends.

The Emmett Till Project (ETP) is digital platform commemorating the legacy of the murder of Emmett Louis Till by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Spanning the 20th century, this collection produced by American Radio Works is a vivid account of how African Americans sounded the charge against racial injustice, exhorting the country to live up to its democratic principles.

Searching through America's past for the last 25 years, collector James Allen uncovered an extraordinary visual legacy: photographs and postcards taken as souvenirs at lynchings throughout America.


The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute at Stanford University assembles and disseminates to various worldwide audiences comprehensive resources about King’s life and the movements he inspired.


This website from Western Michigan University is dedicated to helping teachers continue the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

by addressing civil rights, inequality, racism, poverty and world peace in their curricula.


Drawing connections among art, history, and social change, Oh Freedom! provides educators with tools to help students re-imagine and re-interpret the long struggle for civil rights, justice, and equality in fresh ways.

A timeline of racial injustice in the United States from 1619 to the present on the Equal Justice Initiative's website.

The Global Nonviolent Action Database includes brief accounts of nonviolent action campaigns from more than 200 countries. Initiated by George Lakey, it has been set up through Swarthmore College

African American participation in the American political system reaches back to the 1700s. This interactive site from the NYPL's Schomburg Center in Harlem provides essays, images, audio, video and lesson resources on Black Political Participation in the past and present.

Malcolm X: Make It Plain is a 1994, English language documentary by PBS about the life of Malcolm X, or El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz. The documentary was narrated by Alfre Woodard, produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell,

THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION is the first feature length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people.

NYPL's Schomburg Center in Harlem online exhibit "Black Power 50” is an examination into the 50th anniversary of the Black Power movement in two parts; Black Power and Ready for the Revolution.

Stokely Carmichael marched with Martin Luther King Jr., campaigned for voting rights and against Vietnam, was a Pan-African revolutionary and coined the term "Black Power." But what's the complete story behind this leading figure of the civil rights movement? Gwen Ifill talks to Peniel Joseph of Tufts University about his new biography, "Stokely: A Life."

The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975 is a 2011 documentary film, directed by Göran Olsson, that examines the evolution of the Black Power movement in American society from 1967 to 1975.