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The African American Studies (AAS) minor at Texas State provides an interdisciplinary course of study that focuses on the Black experience in the United States and throughout the African diaspora. The central mission of the program is to prepare students to critically understand, conduct research, and interpret the complex histories, societies, and cultures of people of African descent.
The African American Studies guide may provide additional research suggestions.
Introduction To This Guide
This guide is designed to be a resource for anyone interested in placing BLM into broader context through history and African American Studies. It contains historical information regarding treatment of African Americans in the United States from earliest times to the present day. It also includes sources to stay up to date on contemporary news and analysis, and resources to support Anti-Racism.
Black Lives Matter
#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities.
award-winning blog of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS). As engaged scholars, we are deeply committed to producing and disseminating cutting-edge research that is accessible to the public and is oriented towards advancing the lives of people of African descent and humanity. We serve as a medium to advance these critical goals.
The Root is an English-language American online magazine of African-American culture launched on January 28, 2008
Crunk Feminist Collective
A collection of feminist essays on sex, gender, pop culture, politics, race, racism and more.
Special Thanks to Teresa Solbuski at Vairo Library at Penn State University for permission to use their Black Lives Matter Guide as the model for this guide.