America’s Black Holocaust Museum is one of a growing web of resources about the African American experience as part of American history and culture. We hope that our exhibits leave you wanting to know more and eager to delve deeper.

To help you on your voyage of discovery, this page provides links to resources that address the topics covered in the museum. We update these bibliographies and other materials as new resources become available.

Drinking Fountain - White and Colored

Resources for Further Learning

Annotated Bibliography – Whiteness: Framed, De-framed and Counter-Framed


This annotated bibliography includes a thorough listing of works about the concept and experience of being white in America. It contains many nonfiction books, but also autobiographies, novels, stories, articles, and videos.

Bibliography – I Am Somebody! The Struggle for Justice

Elizabeth Eckford, one of the nine students who integrated Central High in Little Rock AR, walked through an angry white mob shouting epithets.

These sources include writing by and about the leaders and unsung heroes of the struggle for justice waged by black Americans and their white allies in the 1950s to 1970s.

Bibliography – One Hundred Years Of Jim Crow

Mammy Statue JC Museum Ferris

If you want to dig deeper into the issues of the Jim Crow era, this extensive bibliography will get you started.

Bibliography – Three Centuries of Enslavement

Harriet Tubman, "The Conductor," with fugitive slaves in Underground Railroad station

These resources can help you learn more about what it meant to be enslaved – and how people resisted the “peculiar institution” of slavery.

Lynching Links

Stories Behind the Postcards

Visit other sites to see works of art, theater, film, and new media, as well as an exhibition of lynching souvenir postcards. Find ancestors who were lynched through several genealogy sites.

Stay tuned….More links will be added as exhibits are added to the Jim Crow Gallery.

The 2014 Gathering for Racial Repair and Reconciliation – Live!

Jan Buchler, who recently retired as the director of a community-based organization, served as a facilitator of one of the diverse dialog groups at the 100th Birthday Celebration for Dr. James Cameron: A Gathering for Racial Repair and Reconciliation. (James Causey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

A video series of presentations by scholars and activists at ABHM’s 2014 Gathering for Racial Repair and Reconciliation.