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Welcome to
Encyclopedia Britannica's
Guide to Black History

Here you will find a vast array of articles, images, audio clips, and multimedia presentations. The timeline traces two millennia of black history, and the browse features enable you to pinpoint the central people, places, topics, and events covered in black history. Our multimedia gallery provides snapshots of black culture throughout the ages.

Select a link on the left to begin exploring the amazing Black History.