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New African American History Entries:

Arlie Oswald Petters
Darren Wayne McDew
David Ellsworth Harris
Dennis L. Via
Donnie Lee Cochran
Dorothy Ashby
Keith Lamont Scott
Frank M. Snowden, Jr.
Philip B. Downing
Duluth Lynchings, 1920
Johnny Robinson
Thomas Elkins
The Martin Luther King Assassination Riots
Lovett Fort-Whiteman
Elmer Samuel Imes
Kiwane Albert Carrington
Nathan “Nearest” Green
Villa Lewaro
Villa Lewaro, Mansion of Madame CJ Walker
Villa Lewaro, Mansion of Madame CJ Walker

Full List of African American History Entries

New African American History Entries in the West:

Allen Brooks
De Arthur Miller
Robert Tecumtha Browne
Jessie Washington
Henry Smith
James Byrd, Jr.
Alonzo Ashley
Terence Crutcher
Eula Mae Love
Dora Jones
Arthur Bertram Cuthbert Walker, Jr.

Full List of African American History in the West Entries

New Global African History Entries:

Bussa Rebellion
Aubrey Drake Graham
Camille Sosthène Héliodore Mortenol
Jean Marcel Nicholas
Didier Yapi
David Frank Adjaye
Jean Baptiste Lislet-Geoffroy
Jesus Villanueva Merritt
Raimondo di Cabanni
David Wabeladio Payi
Claudio Brindis de Salas

Full List of Global African American History Entries

New Perspectives Article:

The Construction of the Alaska Highway, 1942: The Role of Race in the Far North

Full List of Perspectives Articles

New Special Features:

The Black Lives Matter Movement

Racial Violence in the United States

Lynchings in The United States Since 1865

Race, Crime, and Incarceration in the United States

New African American History Primary Documents:

William Hooper Councill's Letter to the White People of Alabama, 1901
William Hannibal Thomas on the American Negro (1901)
George S. Schulyer, “The Negro-Art Hokum” (1926)
Zora Neale Hurston's Letter to the Orlando Sentinel, 1955

Full List of African American History Primary Documents

New African American History in the West Primary Documents:

Alaska Fair Employment Practices Law
Full list of African American History in the West Primary Documents

New Speeches on

(1893) Frances E.W. Harper, "Woman's Political Future"

(1963) Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, "Religion and Race"

(2017) New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's Address on the Removal of Confederate Monuments in New Orleans

Full List of Speeches By African Americans

New Genealogy Links

Family Search: African American Online Geneaology
Reclaiming Kin: Taking Back What Was Once Lost

Full List of African American Geneaology Resources

New Research Guides & Websites


For A Full List of of Research Guides and Websites on click on the following:
AAH Research Guides and Websites
AAW Research Guides and Websites
GAH Research Guides and Websites

Special Resources:

Robert Fikes's Corner
National African American Historic Landmarks by State

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