BlackPast (Website) provides a wealth of knowledge on Black history in one central location online. It includes an online encyclopedia, full-text speeches and other primary documents dating from 1789-2016, bibliographies and timelines, links to digital archive collections, museums and research centers, genealogical websites, and other website resources.

This resource features:

  • A Black history timeline
  • Short descriptions of significant events in history
  • Links to Black institutions, groups, and organizations worldwide
  • History of Black people in Portland and Oregon
  • Profiles of Black people who contributed to the shaping of Black history
  • Perspectives Online Magazine with eyewitness commentary about important, lesser-known events in Black history