Here's where you will find links to all sorts of
communities African-American, Latino,
Native American and Women, along with
related issues. This list includes directories,
places to find links and organizations.
Whenever possible, we've listed websites by
their own descriptions (indicated by the use of opening
and closing quotes). Links verified: 10/24/2003.
A directory billing itself as "An African American Cyber Gateway
for the Entire Family" with some 17 topic areas.
intra: North American Indian Websites+
Mostly about Native Americans. This site has grown considerably since
we added it to our UE Links pages in 1998. Among its categories are: Art,
Chiefs, Icons, Genealogy, NA Info, Languages, Music, Photos, Society,
Tribes, Web-rings and loads to links to Native American Web-sites.
"AntiRacismNet provides both an online resource for the activist
community and a portal offering information about anti-racism activities
to the general public. As an activist resource, AntiRacismNet provides
a part of the needed infrastructure for a global online community by hosting
the following: an international online directory of social justice
organizations; both issue-specific and news digest listservs; a calendar
for posting regional, national, international events; (and) a news portal
for publishing efforts and backgrounders on issues."
Asian American oriented links to: Clubs/Organizations; Media; Personal
Home Pages; Info/FAQs; Events and the Web in general.
Quest Power Resource Links
"A comprehensive source and gateway to African/African American
culture and society." Lots of links!
for New Community
The Center for New Community, in its own words, "is a faith-based,
rural-urban initiative whose mission is to revitalize congregations
and community for genuine social, economic and political democracy."
Among the various worthwhile projects they are involved in is the "Building
Democracy Initiative" which is aimed at "developing
a lasting commitment, particularly within the religious community, to
counter far-right, anti-democratic movements in the Midwest." The
Building Democracy project produced an excellent report on white supremacists
on the Internet, for example.
"The nation's leading magazine on race, culture, and organizing
... We bring together the leading thinkers and organizers of color and
the leading writers on race to speak on the issues, the organizing, the
arts, the ideas of our time."
Shade of History: Events & Folks in Black History
"Welcome to the all-new This Week in Black History Database ...
(where) you can look at some interesting facts for this particular week
in Black History (updated weekly, usually on Sunday or Monday). ... You
can search for topics in the database. If you're lucky, you'll find a short
biography, pointers to other resources on the web (and off it) and
some interesting facts (for example, you can find a lot about Paul Robeson).
You can search the calendar for facts about a particular month ....(and)
search the calendar for facts about a particular year."
"The place to find any and everything BLACK on the Net!" Directory,
featuring nearly a thousand links, organized by category.
The home page of the Feminist Majority, founded in 1987. Regularly-updated
news. Sub-sites include: Feminist News & Events; Feminist Internet
Gateway; Feminist University Network; 911 for Women; Take Action!;
Feminist Census; Feminist Career Center; Affirmative Action; Feminist Budget
Center; Global Feminism; Breast Cancer Center; Feminist Research Center;
Reproductive Rights; Feminist Arts, Literature, and Entertainment
Center; Feminist Online Store.
Absolutely huge Web site, organized into some 45 subject areas covering
many, many different areas (news, "outrage of the week", activism,
and on ...). Also plays web-host to a number of additional groups
and organizations for, by and about women.
Currently contains information about women in government (federal and
state; all branches) and additional state-by-state information. Promises
sections on violence, history and health.
Directory web sites, maintained by the owners of HISPANIC/Vista magazines.
America Working Group
"LAG is a coalition of over sixty religious, human rights, policy,
grassroots and development organizations. Since 1983, the coalition
has been striving for U.S. policies that promote peace, justice and sustainable
development in the region.
"IF addresses public policy issues from the perspective of how
they will affect the social and economic future of the Latino community.
To accomplish our mission of empowering Latinos to participate more fully
and effectively in public policy issues, we provide the following: Policy
Analysis & Development; Coalition Building; Community Education
& Training; Media Resources; (and) Advocacy."
"A Latino Virtual Community ... a virtual information center for
Latino resources." Oh-oh: this website is "undergoing reconstruction"
... but that announcement is dated 1/1/03.
Home page of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored
People. Includes issue alerts, press releases and lots of information about
Organization for Women (NOW)
From issues to actions, information and news, you'll find a lot of information
at NOW's home page. Includes a search feature and information
on local chapters.
Women's History Project
"History looks different when the contributions of women are included.
... The National Women's History Project is a nonprofit organization,
founded in 1980, that is committed to providing education, promotional
materials, and informational services to recognize and celebrate women's
diverse lives and historic contributions to society." The National
Women's History Project (NWT) is the source for updates about events,
conferences, publications, films and other resources related to U.S.
"Welcome to NativeWeb ... Our purpose: to provide a cyber-community
for Earth's indigenous peoples." Currently, this site is "predominantly
about the Americas, from the Arctic to Amazonia. In time,
this will change. As access to the Web grows, as native peoples of other
continents reach out through cyber-space, NativeWeb will grow also.Already
there are many links to the aboriginal peoples of Canada, New Zealand,
"...the On-line home of the Internet's only national provider run
by men and women of color ... and of the members of People Link, an on-line
community of progressive activism." The "Neighborhoods"
section features "theme-based sections with links to hundreds
of the most important and informative progressive web sites."
In Our Town
"NOT IN OUR TOWN and NOT IN OUR TOWN II are public television programs
that have helped coalesce a national movement against hate crimes.
Since the national broadcast of Not in Our Town II on PBS in December,
1996, many communities have joined the campaign, organized by the Institute
for Alternative Journalism and the video's producers, The Working
Group. On this website you will find materials about the programs and the
campaign." Unions pay a big role in both videos.
Well, it's not exactly a community, but it can help yours! A long list
of links to anti-racist/anti-fascist information. Not organized in any
particular order, but the page subhead catches the spirit: "Get Informed
- Get Involved!"
"Created (and is developed) through the efforts of members of the
Black Graduate Students Association at the Georgia Institute of Technology
... the main purpose of the UBP is to have a complete and comprehensive
listing of African diaspora related Web pages at a central site."
"In this hectic world, its easy to forget that theres
nothing wrong with a little downtime. Thats whats on the
agenda at Women.com, where you can leave lifes pressures behind, kick
back and laugh at hilarious dating stories, get the hottest celebrity
scoop, check out styles for your home and your closet, talk about sex,
take revealing quizzes and amuse yourself with games that women love. Women.com
is now a wholly owned subsidiary of iVillage. We have joined forces
to become the
largest global neighborhood of women online" ...
"WomensNet supports women's organizations worldwide by providing
and adapting telecommunications technology to enhance their work."
One of the I.G.C. progressive networks.
"The premier search directory for Women Online!" With a Yahoo!-like
interface, "WWWomen fills a need for anyone who is looking
for topics relating to women. We are dedicated to finding all sites on
the Web relevant to women-- from sites about child rearing and pregnancy
to sites about civil liberties, careers and religion."
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