GENERAL AFRICA RESOURCES
Boston University African Studies Tutorial
This online tutorial serves as an introduction for those who have never studied Africa. It covers Geography, Africa and Europe, African Views, Fun Facts and Literature.
Africa: The Art of a Continent
website houses a major exhibition that toured Berlin, London, and New York
around 1996. Objects range from early human artifacts to
recent artistic visions and are grouped regionally.
Art and Life in Africa
Art and Life in Africa Online contains information about African Art and Culture.
The site is in continual revision as more snapshots of daily
life, articles, and images are added.
National Museum of African Arts
The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Arts site provides an online tour.
This site has an education section directed towards K-12 schools and is broken
down by grade levels.
African Studies Center
This website serves as a guide to K-12 Teacher, Librarians, and students to locate additional online sources on Africa to be used in the classroom.
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BBC News Africa
This outstanding news site is updated every minute of every day. Extensive background information and country profiles are available.
United Nations Department of Public Information - Africa Renewal Online
The Africa Section of the United Nations Department of Public Information seeks to provide timely and accurate news and analysis on the critical economic and development challenges facing the African continent.
The Michigan State University community has worked to bring rich resources about Africa to
life at this site. Here, teachers interested in bringing the diversity of Africa into the classroom
will find suggested curriculums, activities, and resources to aid in the development of their own teaching
Africa Access Review: Annotations and Critiques of Children's
Materials on Africa
guide to educational children’s materials on Africa includes reviews by
university professors, librarians, and teachers. As the site explains,
"Studies have repeatedly shown that U.S. libraries that serve children
contain biased and stereotypical materials on Africa." Africa Access
educators build more balanced and accurate collections.
Teaching Sources on Africa
site is part of Columbia University’s African Studies Program and houses an
extensive list of resource links with descriptions.
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