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The Africa Portal is a research repository curating and making available reliable information on the African continent as well as research materials (over 5,000 research reports, occasional papers and policy briefs). features unique little-known stories and facts about Black history, culture and accomplishments. The website profiles African Americans who made and/or are still making significant contributions to technology, business, entertainment, politics, sports, and more. is a portal centralizing and making available "a wealth of materials on African American history" including an encyclopedia (over 4,000 entries), complete transcripts of more than 300 speeches (1789-2016) by African Americans, other people of African ancestry, and people concerned about race, over 140 full text primary documents, bibliographies, timelines, gateway pages with links to digital archive collections, African and African American museums and research centers, genealogical research websites, more than 200 other website resources on African American and global African history.


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