Black History Matters

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About is a "crowd sourced" online encyclopedia on African American history and the history of people of African ancestry outside the United States. Its success is built on a network of more than 600 volunteer contributors from six continents. We seek qualified writers to contribute content including entries and occasionally Perspectives articles. If you are interested in becoming a contributor and writing entries on people, places, and events of mutual interest to you and, or if you would like to help by writing on terms from the existing backlog of potential entries, we would be glad to work with you. All articles are vetted for historical accuracy and copyedited before they appear. reserves the right to refuse any submitted entry that does not meet its standards for accuracy and objectivity. does not accept unsolicited entries or articles.

Our contributors are in three broad categories: academic historians, those who hold a faculty appointment in a two or four year college or a university; student historians, those who are currently students in a two or four year college or university; and independent historians, those who are at least 18 years of age and who have good research and writing skills.

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  • General Education
  • History
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Reading / Writing

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • TIme commitment varies based on topic
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