Chicago Public Library collections that document African American history in Chicago and throughout the United States.
More CPL Resources
- African American History Blog Posts
- Written by CPL librarians and staff.
- Chicago Defender Historical Archive
- Offers full text, including display and classified advertisements, of this nationally significant African American newspaper from 1910 to 1975.
- The largest African American video oral history archive in the world features interviews with African Americans who have made significant contributions in American life or culture.