"The oldest ethnic studies association in the United States, the Association for Ethnic Studies (AES) was founded in 1972. A non-profit organization, AES provides an interdisciplinary forum for scholars and activists concerned with the national and international dimensions of race and ethnicity."
This reference resource is dedicated to providing information to the general public on African American history in the United States and on the history of the more than one billion people of African ancestry around the world. It includes an online encyclopedia of thousands of famous and lesser known figures in African American history, Global African history, and the history of African Americans in the West. BlackPast.org also has full text primary documents and major speeches of black activists and leaders from the 18th Century to the present. There are links to hundreds of websites that address the global history of people of African ancestry including major black museums and archival research centers in the United States and Canada.
The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) is an interdisciplinary research center at the University of California, Berkeley that supports critical and engaged research on race, gender, and their intersections.
The Critical Ethnic Studies Association is a transnational, interdisciplinary, un-disciplinary association of scholars, activists, students, artists, media makers, educators, scholars, and others who are directly concerned with interrogating the limitations of Ethnic Studies in order to better engage the historical stakes of the field.
"Founded in 1971, the Balch Institute documented the histories and experiences of over sixty ethnic groups in the United States. In 2002, HSP merged with the Balch Institute and acquired its holdings, including manuscripts, images, and other records."
Land Acknowledgment: The University of Washington Bothell & Cascadia College Campus Library occupies Land that has been inhabited by Indigenous Peoples since time immemorial. Specifically, this campus is located on Sammamish Land from which settler colonists forcibly removed Coast Salish Peoples to reservations in the mid-19th century. Today, descendants of the Sammamish are members of several Coast Salish communities.