National Museum of African American History and Culture Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC Become a Member Make a Donation Get Updates African American Vernacular English African American Vernacular English AAVE , known less precisely as Black Vernacular, Black English Vernacular BEV , Black Vernacular English BVE , or colloquially Ebonics a controversial term , is the variety dialect, ethnolect and sociolect of English natively spoken by most working and middle class African Americans and some Black Canadians, particularly in urban communities. African Americans African Americans also referred to as Black Americans or Afro Americans are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa The term typically refers to descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States As a compound adjective, the term is usually hyphenated as African American. About this Collection African American Perspectives African American Perspectives gives a panoramic and eclectic review of African American history and culture and is primarily comprised of two collections in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division the African American Pamphlet Collection and the Daniel A.P Murray Collection with a date range of through . Retired Site PBS Programs PBS If you are a teacher searching for educational material, please visit PBS LearningMedia for a wide range of free digital resources spanning preschool through th grade. African American Civil Rights Movement The African American Civil Rights Movement was a group of social movements in the United States.Their goal was to gain equal rights for African American people The word African American was not used at the time, so the movement was usually called The Civil Rights Movement This article talks about the part of the movement that lasted from about to . ThyBlackMan African American Blog Online Black News ThyBlackMan Black News Blog African American News Black News Site African American News Blog The Dreamkeepers Successful Teachers of African American The Dreamkeepers Successful Teachers of African American Children, nd Edition Gloria Ladson Billings on FREE shipping on qualifying offers In the second edition of her critically acclaimed book The Dreamkeepers , Gloria Ladson Billings revisits the eight teachers who were profiled in the first edition and introduces us to new teachers who are current exemplars of good teaching. Black Voices Black News, Entertainment, Style and Amplifying African American voices through political, social justice, entertainment and cultural news All black lives deserve to tell their stories. Jesus, Jobs, and Justice African American Women and Jesus, Jobs, and Justice African American Women and Religion Bettye Collier Thomas on FREE shipping on qualifying offers The Negroes must have Jesus, Jobs, and Justice, declared Nannie Helen Burroughs, a nationally known figure among black and white leaders and an architect of the Woman s Convention of the National Baptist Convention.