"Covering the nearly 500 years of the black experience in the Western hemisphere, the
Mosaic surveys the full range size, and variety of the [Library of Congress] collections [on Black History and Culture], including
books, periodicals, prints, photographs, music, film, and recorded sound."
Appreciation of the Great Duke Ellington
Read a biography of one of the greatest Jazz composers and listen to scores and vocals by the many vocalists Ellington worked with over the years, from the Duke Ellington Society.
The History Makers
Read biographies or view video
interviews with African-Americans who have or are making history, such as Dempsey J. Travis, Marva Collins, Vernon Jarrett, Bobby Rush, Carol Moseley-Braun, and many more. The site also includes a timeline of important African-American events, as well as a glossary of terms relevant to African-American history.