This website is focused on Black Freedom, featuring select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. Our intention is to support a wide range of students, as well independent researchers and anyone interested in learning more about the foundation of ongoing racial injustice in the U.S. – and the fights against it.
Comprehensive coverage of the African American experience from earliest times to today. Sourced from nearly 19,000 American and global newspapers from 1704 to 1975, including over 400 African American newspapers. Provides full-text searching as well as access to content by Topic, Event, and Eras in African American History. Updated daily.
Created in collaboration with university presses and scholarly Open Access publishers such as University of Michigan Press, Taylor & Francis and Temple University Press this highly curated collection provides libraries with access to a large selection of discoverable content, which will continue to grow by the thousands.
This database consists of thousands of titles for students and educators to find the video content they need to help with assignments and research with subjects in computer science & information technology, cosmetology, fashion studies, hospitality & tourism, visual & performing arts, film studies & graphic design, and vocational trades including construction, automotive, welding, plumbing, and agriculture. This database also has content on careers & job searching and developing soft skills that can boost academic and career success.
As you explore the “We the People” hub, you will find free resources to help you gain a deeper knowledge of your civic rights and responsibilities, as well as the history and practical implementation of the Constitution. From videos and interactive timelines to quizzes and classroom discussion exercises, “We the People” offers enriching activities for every learning style.