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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April 1, 2011
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April 1, 2011
Photo by Chen Hualin (CC BY-SA 3.0), Remembered and Reclaimed:
An Online Reference Center for African American History Developed by Dr. Quintard Taylor and Associates

501(c)(3) Status Achieved March 28, 2008 (, founded on February 1, 2007, is broadly conceived to provide reference information on people of African ancestry in the United States and around the world. is supported by a volunteer staff of 20 and nearly 1,000 volunteer contributors from six continents.  The website has more than 7,500 pages and is free and unrestricted.  New features are added regularly. includes:

  • An online encyclopedia featuring nearly 7,000 entries which describe people, places and events in African American and global African history.
  • Perspectives Online Magazine which features commentary on important but little known events in African American history often written by individuals who participated in or witnessed them. To date more than 160 articles have appeared.
  • The complete text of nearly 320 speeches by African Americans and other people of African ancestry from 1789 to 2012.
  • Four major timelines that show the history of people of African ancestry from five million B.C.E. to today.
  • Eight bibliographies listing more than 5,000 major books categorized by author, title, subject, and date of publication. Website Statistics:

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