- “Has US literature woken from the American dream?” interesting article from The Guardian
African American literature and history
- “A History of Slavery in the United States” is an easy, interactive timeline of slavery in the U.S.
- “Slavery and the Making of America” a guide to slavery in the States by PBS
- “Freedom’s Story: Teaching African American Literature and History” by the National Humanities Center
- “African American Spirituals” by The McGraw-Hill Companies
- Introduction to Uncle Tom’s Cabin (video) by PBS’ “American Experience”
- Literary Modernism class handout