Academic Resources

Georgetown University Library’s Guide to Research: These pages offer a host of research ideas and guides, such as online resources and key handbooks, dictionaries, and other reference books pertaining to African American Studies. As you begin your research, be sure to check out the following pages!

African American Biographical Database

African American Odyssey

African American-Related Research

American Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology

American Women’s History: A Research Guide: African American Women

Association for the Study of African American Life and History

Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition

Hip Hop Archive and Research Institute

Historically Black Colleges and Universities: The History of HBCUs and Why They’re Still Important Today

Institute on Race and Poverty

International Index to Black Periodicals

Life After Death: Malcolm X and American Culture

Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

National Council for Black Studies

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Social Justice Movements

The Toni Morrison Society

Black Facts Online

Black Facts Now! This is an online searchable database of Black History Facts. This database allows you to:

Why You Should Major in African American Studies