Black Culture & History Guide

Electronic Resources Available Through DBRL

  • African-American History Online
    Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of Black history.
  • Biography Resource Center
    Do a name search to find biographical information on a huge range of people or browse categories such as African Americans.
  • HeritageQuest
    Search the US census 1790-1950, selected Revolutionary War records, a variety of local and family histories plus articles of interest to genealogy researchers.
  • NewsBank
    Special reports on the U.S. Presidency, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrating Black History Month.
  • SIRS
    Leading Issues section includes information on civil rights and racial profiling.

Local Events & Exhibits

Local Newspaper Articles

Local Landmarks


History – Local Resources

History – State Resources

History – National Resources