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The African American Experience: The American Mosaic

Date
Feb 01, 2021 @ 12:00 AM
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
lapl.org/african-experience
Council District
City Council District 14
Event Series Dates
Ongoing

The African American Experience: The American Mosaic online encompasses the myriad contributions of African Americans who have achieved cultural and historical prominence. This electronic resource includes nearly 1,000 biographies of such famous political and social figures as W.E.B. DuBois, Barack Obama, Frederick Douglass, and Mary McLeod Bethune as well as such fascinating contemporary figures as Amiri Baraka, Muhammad Ali, and Oprah Winfrey. The collection also contains roughly 8,000 primary and secondary sources, including the complete WPA (Works Progress Administration) Slave Narratives collection, speeches, court cases, quotations, advertisements, and statistics. Roughly 1,500 photographs, maps, and other images.

Location

Online at the Los Angeles Central Library
Los Angeles, CA United States

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