The African Studies Center at
UCLA was established to stimulate the growing national interest in the
region and to develop outreach, academic, and research programs on
Africa. The center provides education for undergraduate and graduate
students as well as the community at large in the areas of African
languages, culture and society.
Poetry of Marcus Garvey
A selection of poetry written by
Marcus Garvey - Many of the ideas and causes that Marcus championed in
his writings and speeches are here in these poems.
Toni Morrison Society - Georgia State University
The Toni Morrison Society is an
official author society of the American Literature Association. The
purpose of the society is to initiate, sponsor, and encourage critical
dialogue, scholarly publications, conferences and projects devoted to
the study of the life and works of Toni Morrison.
Poems and Letters by Phillis Wheatley
- University of Oregon
Phillis Wheatley was born in 1753 in Africa. She was kidnapped and sold
at a slave auction at age seven to the Wheatley family in Boston,
Massachusetts. Phillis was fluent in
English, Latin and Greek and a prolific writer.
- Rutgers University
African Studies Association is a non-profit organization open to
all individuals and institutions interested in African affairs. It's
mission is to bring together people with a scholarly and professional
interest in Africa. ASA is the leading North American organization
promoting African studies.
Find out what's going on in the world of
Afro-American literature. Book Reviews, Chat and More. (This Web-site
has good information of current Afro-American books and literature,
however the website appears to be still under construction in some
School Approach to Black Literature
The New Haven Teacher's Institute presents a guide to teaching
Afro-American Literature to middle school students with a focus on the
writing of Paul
Weldon Johnson, Langston
Hughes, and Maya
- Commission on Research in Black Education
CORIBE was established to stimulate research
and its application to improve education for and people of African
ancestry. The Website includes discussion, resources, contacts, and a
calendar of events.