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- African Studies WWW Links
Provides links organized within three dozen subjects.
- Black History - 19th Century African Americans (Bright)
Provides a picture and a short biography of this influential 19th Century African American. 2-01
- K-12 African American Resources
- K-12 African Studies
- African-American Pamphlets (1818 - 1907)
- Timeline of African-American History (1852 - 1880)
- Timeline of African-American History (1881 - 1900)
- Timeline of African-American History (1901 - 1925)
- African Wildlife Foundation
Provides descriptions and pictures of African animals. 1-01
- African Languages (Dinar)
- African Languages - Classification (Grimes)
- African American Studies (Dinar)
- Black/African American Related Resources (Adinar)
- -African-American History (Library of Congress)
Uses treasures, key historical documents in the Library of Congress, to weave a story on the history of African-Americans in the United States. 2-01
- Elephants - African and Asian (African Wildlife Foundation)
Provides descriptions and pictures. 1-01
- Elephants - African (Oakland Zoo)
Provides facts, sounds, and movies. "Elephants have the largest brain size versus body weight other than man." Status - "Endangered because of loss of habitat and because of poaching for ivory."
- Black History in African American (Black History Month is February)
- African Americans - Black Patriots of the Revolution (SeacoastNH)
Provides a short summary of sections of "Colored Patriots of the Revolution" by Nell. Recounts events by a biography of the mid-1800's.
- African Americans - First Blacks of Portsmouth 1 (SeacoastNH)
"Valerie Cunningham traces African American history from 1645 through the first harsh century of slavery."
- African Americans - First Blacks of Portsmouth 2 (SeacoastNH)
"Limited freedom came slowly. Valerie Cunningham discusses emancipation, the 'Negro Court,' and the lives of Portsmouth's expanding black population."
- African American
- Aardvarks (African Wildlife Foundation)
Provides facts and a picture. "Aardvarks specialized in eating termites as long as 35 million years ago. At night they go from one termite mound to another, dismantling the hills with their powerful claws."
- Buffaloes (African Wildlife Foundation)
Provides facts and a picture. "If attacked, the adults in the herd form a circle around the young and face outward. By lowering their heads and presenting a solid barrier of sharp horns, it is difficult for predators to seize a calf."
- Cheetahs (African Wildlife Foundation)
Provides facts and a picture. "The cheetah is smaller than the other two cats, but by far the fastest at speeds of 70 miles per hour it can run faster than all other animals." 1-01
- Chimpanzees (African Wildlife Foundation)
Provides facts and a picture. "Chimps sometimes chew leaves to make them absorbent and then use them as a sponge, dipping them in water and sucking out the moisture."
- Giraffes (African Wildlife Foundation)
Provides facts and a picture. "They occasionally eat grass and fruits of various trees and shrubs, but their principal food source is the acacia tree. The tree's sharp horns do not seem to stop the giraffe, which has a long, muscular tongue specially adapted to select, gather and pluck foliage." 1-01
- Hippopotamuses (African Wildlife Foundation)
Provides facts and a picture. "The hippopotamus, whose hide alone can weigh half a ton, is the third-largest living land mammal, after elephants and white rhinos." 1-01
- Leopards (African Wildlife Foundation)
Provides facts and a picture. "Both lions and hyenas will take away a leopard's kill if they can. To prevent this leopards store their larger kills in trees where they can feed on them in relative safety." 1-01
- Lions (African Wildlife Foundation)
Provides facts and a picture. "Most cat species live a fundamentally solitary existence, but the lion is an exception. It has developed a social system based on teamwork and a division of labor within the pride, and an extended but closed family unit centered around a group of related females." 1-01
- Gorillas - Mountain (African Wildlife Foundation)
Provides facts and a picture. "The gorilla is shy and retiring rather than ferocious and treacherous. It usually seeks no trouble unless harassed but will valiantly defend its family group if threatened." Mountain Gorillas are endangered - "Only about 630 of these individuals remain." 1-01
- Rhinoceroses (African Wildlife Foundation)
Provides facts and a picture. "The rhinoceros is a large, primitive-looking mammal that in fact dates from the Miocene era millions of years ago. In recent decades rhinos have been relentlessly hunted to the point of near extinction."
- South African Schools on the Net (Siyafunda Sunday Times)
- Classification of Hominids 3 - Australopithecus africanus (Washington State University)
Provides drawings and an article. This species lived 3 - 2 million years ago.
- Dogs - Wild African (Kids' Planet)
Includes a description and a drawing.
- Elephants - African (Kids' Planet)
Includes a description and a drawing.
- Reviews of African American Movies (BlackFlix.com)
Provides news and reviews of movies, with a focus on movies staring or developed by Arican Americans. 9-00
- Termites, African (Insecta-Inspecta.com - Holguin)
Provides an interesting description of termites. Includes pictures. 10-00
- Ancient Africa (Central Oregon Community College - Agatucci)
Provides information about the ancient African culture.
- Ancient Africans
- African Culture (LifeinAfrica.com)
"The Life in Africa Foundation was founded in Uganda in 1999, in order to harness the power of the Internet to foster an increased international understanding of Africa and African people, and to make a lasting impact - through supporting microfinance in Africa - on the lives of ordinary African people who face extraordinary life challenges every single day." 2-01
- African Americans in World War II (History Place)
Provides pictures of African Americans who served with distinction during World War II.
- Improving African American Student Achievement (NWREL - Kuykendall)
Provides ways that teachers can improve their feedback to African American students and, as a result, contribute to their academic achievement. "Good's summary (1981) of teachers' behavior toward those students perceived as low achievers includes:
- providing students with general, often insincere praise
- providing them will less feedback,
- demanding less effort of them,
- interrupting them more often,
- seating them farther away from the teacher,
- paying less attention to them,
- calling on them less often,
- waiting less time for them to respond to questions,
- criticizing them more often, and
- smiling at them less.
Research indicates that reversing these negative behaviors improves student achievement. 3-02
- Africa - Top Rainforest Project in the World (CountryReports.org)
"At this week's United Nations meeting on sustainable development, held in South Africa, Gabon announced that it would soon create 13 new national parks on roughly 10,000 square miles of land." "When these parks are up and running, Gabon will leap from last to first in an important environmental category: As a percentage of total land mass, this will be the largest park system in the world." Also covers the travels of Michael Fay, conservationist. Visitors sometimes misspell as Fey. Gabon is sometimes mispelled as Gabbon. 9-02
- Africa - Covers the Trek of Michael Fay Along the Congo River Basin (National Geographic)
"For 15 months Wildlife Conservation Society biologist J. Michael Fay hiked across central Africa (map)—1,200 miles (2,000 kilometers) through dense forests and remote villages—to Africa’s Atlantic coast." 9-02
- 07-09-03 African Aid from U.S. in Question (BBC News)
"Aid experts say that it may be difficult for many African countries to meet the strict conditions that the US has set for receiving funds from the new Millennium Challenge Account, which requires nations to adhere to strict standards of openness and democracy."
"There are also significant problems of health care delivery in relation to HIV/Aids, with many African nations lacking the basic public health infrastructure to deliver improved care."
"Meanwhile, experts are concerned about the lack of progress in negotiations over trade in agricultural products, which could offer more real benefits to African economies than any aid programme." 7-03
- African News for Sustainable Health and Peace (AllAfrica.com)
Provides news related to water, health, agriculture, and biodiversity.
- African Americans (Awesome Library)
- African Americans (Information Please)
Provides an alphabetic listing. 10-04
- Scientists and Inventors - African American (InfoPlease.com)
Provides biographies. 1-05
- Politicians - African American (InfoPlease.com)
Provides biographies. Includes James Armistead, American Revolution patriot, Tom Bradley, American politician, Carol Mosely Braun, U.S. senator, Edward Brooke, American politician, Ralph Bunche, U.S. government official and United Nations diplomat, Julia Carson, American politician, Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm, American politician, John Conyers, politician, Paul Cuffe, U.S. merchant, seaman, and philanthropist, Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., American air force general, Benjamin O. Davis, Sr., American general, David Dinkins, political leader, Joycelyn Elders, U.S. Surgeon General, William H. Hastie, U.S. jurist, Richard Gordon Hatcher, politician, law professor, A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., prominent black federal judge and historian, Benjamin Hooks, American black leader, Gen. Oliver Otis Howard, Union general in the Civil War, Jesse Jackson, political leader, clergyman, and civil-rights activist, Maynard Jackson, mayor of Atlanta, Daniel "Chappie" James, first black U.S. Air Force general, Barbara Jordan, lawyer, public official, and educator, John Mercer Langston, public official, diplomat, educator, Greenbury Logan, Texan soldier, Thurgood Marshall, U.S. lawyer and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Floyd McKissick, U.S. lawyer and civil-rights leader, Kweisi Mfume, politician, NAACP leader, Eleanor Holmes Norton, lawyer and government official, P. B. S. Pinchback, U.S. politician, Colin Powell, U.S. army general and public official, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., American politician and clergyman, Joseph Rainey, U.S. politician, A. Philip Randolph, U.S. labor leader, Charles Rangel, U.S. politician, Hiram R. Revels, U.S. clergyman, educator, and politician, Condoleeza Rice, diplomat, professor, Myra C. Selby, attorney, Indiana jurist, Robert Smalls, U.S. captain in the Union navy and politician, Carl B. Stokes, American political leader, Clarence Thomas, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Harold Washington, American politician, J. C. Watts, politician, Robert C. Weaver, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and Andrew Young, African American leader, clergyman, and public official. 1-05
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