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External Websites
  • Official Site of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • BlackPast - African American History Timeline
  • University of South Florida Tampa Library - Libraries Online Exhibitions - The History of Minstrelsy - African American Minstrel Performers
  • PBS LearningMedia - Rosa Parks
  • Smithsonian Channel - Where Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation
  • Smithsonian Channel - To Shatter the Foundations of White Supremacy
  • PBS LearningMedia - Michael Strahan: Second Middle Passage
  • PBS - Sharecropping - Slavery By Another Name
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  • African Americans - Children's Encyclopedia (Ages 8-11)
  • Black Americans, or African Americans - Student Encyclopedia (Ages 11 and up)
Alternative Titles: Afro-American, Black American

African Americans, one of the largest of the many ethnic groups in the Barack Obama: 2008 election night rally

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President-elect Barack Obama waving to the crowd at a massive election night rally in Chicago's Grant Park on November 4, 2008. With him are (from left) his daughters, Sasha and Malia, and his wife, Michelle.
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George E.C. Hayes, left, Thurgood Marshall, center, and James M. Nabrit join hands as they pose outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., May 17, 1954. The three lawyers led the fight for abolition of segregation in public schools before the....
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African Americans are largely the descendants of enslaved people who were brought from their African 数字货币杠杆交易_数字货币周homelands by force to work in the New World. Their rights were severely limited, and they were long denied a rightful share in the economic, social, and political progress of the United States. Nevertheless, African Americans have made basic and lasting contributions to American history and culture.

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