BlackPast (Website) provides a wealth of knowledge on Black history in one central location online.


  • A Black history timeline
  • Short descriptions of major events in history
  • Links to Black institutions, groups, and organizations worldwide
  • History of Black people in Portland and Greater Oregon
  • Profiles of Black people who contributed to the shaping of Black history
  • Perspectives Online Magazine, featuring eyewitness commentary regarding important, lesser known events in Black history.   

Also included:

An online encyclopedia, full text speeches and other primary documents dating from 1789-2016, bibliographies and timelines, as well as links to digital archive collections, museums and research centers, genealogical websites, and more than 200 other website resources.