This site presents an overview of the African American experience from slavery to ghetto life. Useful segments, plus video, documents and photos.
Over 100 oral histories, searchable by state, gender occupation recounting the experience of living under Jim Crow from the 1890s to the 1950
This site from the University of Sydney provides an interactive map to the centre of African-American public life at a key moment. Explore the map for details of church life, culture, politics, arrests and much more. A brilliant resource. If you're not sure how to use it, try the blog here: http://digitalharlemblog.wordpress.com/about/the-project/
Over 3,000 issues of this weekly black newspaper, carrying local and national news are fully searchable here via the Google newspaper archive. A truly impressive resource for studying both the black press and the development of black America in the 20th century.