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The struggle for racial equality in the 1950s and 1960s is among the most far-reaching social movements in the nation's history, and it represents a crucial step in the evolution of American democracy. The Civil Rights Digital Library promotes an enhanced understanding of the Movement by helping users discover primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale. The CRDL features a collection of unedited news film from the WSB (Atlanta) and WALB (Albany, Ga.) television archives held by the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia Libraries. The CRDL provides educator resources and contextual materials, including Freedom on Film, relating instructive stories and discussion questions from the Civil Rights Movement in Georgia, and the New Georgia Encyclopedia, delivering engaging online articles and multimedia.

BlackPast.org

It includes an online encyclopedia of thousands of famous and lesser known figures in African American history, Global African history, and the history of African Americans in the West by state. This is a 10,000 page reference center made available to the general public.

LGBTQ Black History

The page is divided into Entry sections on LGBTQ people in the Pacific Northwest, the rest of the United States, and finally, people of African ancestry around the world who are LGBTQ provided by BlackPast.org. Pride Foundation provided some resources.

Digital Archives

Listed are major digitized archival holdings in African American history. Click on the name of the archive and you will be taken to the opening page of the collection. The archives are grouped by state.

Black History Videos

Watch videos about the lives of famous figures in Black History. African-Americans who have made extraordinary achievements in their fields, with biography.com collection of Black History Groups.

Global African History

All sections in this division address the history of people of African ancestry who live outside the United States and its territories.

Inventors & Discoveries

Learn about a number of exceptionally talented blacks were able to obtain an education and make significant contributions to American life.

BlackSci-Fi.com

The premier site for the latest updates on Sci-Fi, Sci-Fact and Fantasy entertainment, news, people, places, and events and the measure of their impact on the African-American community.

Black Academy Awards

This list of black Academy Award winners and nominees are current as of the 86th Academy Awards ceremony held on March 3, 2014.

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