Perspectives on Global African History features accounts and descriptions of important events in Global African history. Many of these accounts will be instant primary sources available to current visitors to BlackPast and to future historians. Each article is accompanied by a brief biography and photo of its author.
For more on Black History, this Black History collection highlights the importance of teaching and celebrating Black History year-round, beyond Civil Rights and enslavement, to affirming the identities of Black people and their literature, art, and creativity that has shaped the culture of the world. The resources in the collection emphasize teaching centering liberation and teaching Black History that celebrates Black joy and Black brilliance.