Resources For Black Women

ResourcesCheck out the links on our HealthEducation andEconomic Empowerment pages to find resources and organizations that can provide you with current information and the tools you need to make informed decisions to improve your quality of life.

We have also provided the links below to organizations and websites with great information on Black History,Diaspora and Africa/International Issues, as well as resources to learn more about Women’s Issues & Organizations and Advocacy Groups.

Black History

  • has compiled a wonderful list of biographies and links to resources about important Black women in history.
  • An online archival collection of scanned page images and transcriptions of the writings of African-American women can be found in theArchival Collections of Duke University.
  • In depth coverage of Black history in mid-America is featured – including themed galleries, local history and original letters – thanks toBlack Archives of Mid-America, Inc. and Kansas City Public Library.
  • The American Chemical Association is celebrating Black history and the accomplishments of African-American women scientists.
  • From the National Archives and Records Administration, here are a transcript of the Emancipation Proclamation, historical analysis of the Proclamation, images of the Proclamation, and more.
  • From the Great Lakes Patent and Trademark Center and the Detroit Public Library, this database contains information from several published sources on notable African American inventors and their patents. Each record includes inventor name, title of invention, patent number, and patent issue date.


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