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