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Origins of Black History Month

Click here to learn more about how Black History Month began



Click here to download achievements of notable Seven Day Adventist Black Americans.

The following web sites will give you several links to information about African Americans.



  • Biography Channel – A website from A&E Television Network. Features biographies, fast facts, a quiz, information about the Harlem Renaissance and an interactive tour of the legendary Apollo Theater.



  • Guide to Black History – Examine the entirety of the African American experience, and celebrates the achievements of many individual African Americans. From the Encyclopedia Britannica.


  • Museum of African American History – The Museum of African American History is dedicated to preserving, conserving and accurately interpreting the contributions of African Americans in New England from the colonial period through the 19th century.



  • NAACP – In tracing its 100-year history, the NAACP reflects on the impact of the Civil Rights Movement, the Voting Rights Act and the Anti-Lynching Bill