Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.
African American History, a selection of important events from the Dred Scott case in 1857 to the implementation of school desegregation plans in the 1970s, written by Lisa Cozzens.
Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement, a travel itinerary prepared by the National Park Service and others, listing 41 sites in the National Register of Historic Places associated with the modern civil rights movement, as well as the Selma- to- Montgomery March route. Maps, photos, history, and more.
National Urban League Founded in 1910, the National Urban League is the premier social service and civil rights organization in America. The League is a nonprofit, community-based organization headquartered in New York City, with 115 affiliates in 34 states and the District of Columbia.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the oldest, largest and strongest Civil Rights Organization in the United States. The principal objective of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of minority group citizens of the United States.
Blacks in Government (BIG) functions as an employee support group, an advocacy group and a resource group for Black civil servants.
Writing Black Alphabetical list of authors with links to their individual works, from the American Studies, Black History and Literature Department of Keele University, plus historical texts and links to libraries of Black studies.
National Association of Black Accountants, Inc., NABA, is a national membership organization for developing, encouraging and serving as a resource for greater participation by Blacks and other minorities in the accounting profession.
National Society of Black Engineers The NSBE provides information on the programs, membership, convention, career fairs, pre-college activities and other helpful tools and articles for any engineering student or technical professional.
Black Online Enterprise Business news, strategies, information and resources for African American entrepreneurs, corporate executives, managers, and professionals, supported by Black Enterprise Magazine.
The Black World Today TBWT is a collective of journalists, writers, artists, church-based racial justice advocates, communicators and entrepreneurs who have banded together to use the information revolution as one means towards the overall empowerment of Black people in the United States and around the world.
100 Black Men of America, a national alliance of leading African American men of business, industry, public affairs and government, devoting their combined skills and resources to confronting the challenges facing African America youth.
Africa-America Institute, to expand education and professional training opportunities for Africans, foster greater understanding of Africa in America, and promote mutually beneficial U.S.-Africa relations.
Kawanzaa, a description of the 7 principles and the ceremonial accessories, from the African American Web Ring.
African-American Picture Books An extensive alphabetical list of authors of picture books that provide realistic positive images of Black children, by Kay Vandergrift of Rutgers.
Black Facts Online. Find out what happened this day in history, with search capability by date, word, or category, supported by InnerCity Software.