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Online Encyclopedia: African American History, Institutions

The following are short descriptions of individuals, places and events which have contributed to the shaping of African American history. These encyclopedia entries serve as a starting point for much more inclusive descriptions and discussions that appear in other sources. For additional information please consult the print or website sources cited in the entry.



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Entry Titlesort iconEntry Type
A. Philip Randolph Institute (1965- ) Institutions
Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City (1808- )Institutions
African Baptist Church [Boston] (1805- )Institutions
African Zion Baptist Church [Malden] (1852- )Institutions
Alabama A&M University [Normal] (1875-- ) Institutions
Alabama State University [Montgomery] (1867-- ) Institutions
Albany State University (1903- )Institutions
Alcorn State University (1871-- )Institutions
Allen Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church, Cincinnati, Ohio (1824 - )Institutions
Allen University [South Carolina] (1870 - )Institutions
Arkansas Baptist College [Little Rock] (1884-- )Institutions
Barber-Scotia College [Concord] (1867-)Institutions
Bennett College [Greensboro] (1873- )Institutions
Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Richmond, Indiana (1836- )Institutions
Bethel Baptist Institutional Church of Jacksonville, Florida (ca. 1865- )Institutions
Bethune-Cookman University [Daytona Beach] (1904- )Institutions
Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Atlanta, Georgia (1847- )Institutions
Black Belt Republic (1928-1934)Institutions
Bluefield State College (1895-- ) Institutions
Bowie State University (1865- )Institutions
Burns United Methodist Church (1866- )Institutions
Central State University [Ohio] (1887- )Institutions
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania (1837-- )Institutions
Church Of God In Christ, Memphis (1907- )Institutions
Claflin University [South Carolina] (1869 - ) Institutions
Clark Atlanta University (1988- )Institutions
Columbus Avenue African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church [Boston] (1838- )Institutions
Congdon Street Baptist Church (1819- )Institutions
Coppin State University [Baltimore] (1900-- ) Institutions
Delaware State University [Dover] (1891-- ) Institutions
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church [Montgomery] (1883-- ) Institutions
Dillard University [New Orleans] (1869- )Institutions
DuSable Museum of African American History (1961– )Institutions
Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia (1885 – )Institutions
Edward Waters College [Jacksonville] (1866- )Institutions
Elizabeth City State University (1891- )Institutions
Ezion-Mount Carmel United Methodist Church [Wilmington, Delaware] (1789- )Institutions
Faith Congregational Church [Hartford] (1819- )Institutions
Fayetteville State University (1867-- )Institutions
First African Baptist Church, Savannah, Georgia (1773– )Institutions
First Baptist Church [St. Louis, Missouri] (1817- )Institutions
First Baptist Church, Petersburg, Virginia (1756- )Institutions
First Baptist Church, Richmond (1780-- )Institutions
First Missionary Baptist Church [Little Rock, Arkansas] (1845- )Institutions
Fisk University (1866- )Institutions
Florida A&M University [Tallahassee] (1887- )Institutions
Fort Valley State University (1939- )Institutions
Freedmen’s Hospital/Howard University Hospital (1862-- )Institutions
Freedom’s Journal (1827-1829)Institutions
Georgia Infirmary (1832 - )Institutions
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