The Long Black Line continues through those who keep its legacy alive via their involvement in this project. Whether it is through historical preservation, education, or participation, the following websites have done their part to keep the story of African American History alive.

If you would like to add your name to this list, please contact us at

Please make sure to include a brief description of your site and how it ties into thelongblackline or the greater narrative of African American History.

The is a 501c3 organization dedicated to preserving the story of these families and their teachers.

The aims:

  • to organize and promote the participation of institutions of learning and art in the preservation of this eras artifacts which would include restoring as many remaining schools as possible.
  • to fund teacher training programs which promote the principles of the organization.
  • to raise and coordinate funding of film projects, educational programs and literature that promotes an understanding of the principles of the organization.

The Lynnhaven History Tour

This web log is intended to promote interest in Virginia Beach history -- particularly in existing historical houses, which contribute greatly to the city's sense of identity and are the subject of a forthcoming documentary. It is my hope that, in the future, this will also become a forum for the exchange of local history information.

Please visit:


Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View A&M University, the second oldest public institution of higher education in Texas, originated in the Texas Constitution of 1876. On August 14, 1876, the Texas Legislature established the "Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas for Colored Youths" and placed responsibility for its management with the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College at Bryan. The A&M College of Texas for Colored Youths opened at Prairie View, Texas on March 11, 1878.

For more information on Prarie View A&M University please visit:

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