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Whether it's a Gullah folktale or an interview with a Freedom Rider, chances are you can find it online. This in-depth guide will point you to the best the Web has to offer on African American history and culture.

HEALTH CARE

The National Institute of Health: African American Health
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ africanamericanhealth.html
A compilation of articles on issues regarding African American health.

African American HIV/AIDS Program
http://www.redcross.org/services/hss/
hivaids/afam.html

Guide books and information on preventing HIV within African American communities from the American Red Cross.

American Diabetes Association: African American Program
http://www.diabetes.org/africanamerican/
Take the diabetes risks test, or share your thoughts about diabetes in the African American community.

The Black Health Network
http://www.blackhealthnetwork.com/
This in-depth site covers articles on family health issues, alternative medicine and fitness. You can also learn more about clinical trials and find out how you can participate.

Black Women's Health
http://www.blackwomenshealth.com/
Search for a physician, participate in discussion boards or look up health topics that affect African American women.

Improving Cardiovascular Health in African Americans
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/ heart/other/chdblack/
The National Institute of Health has created a series of articles that are also available in PDF format on how you can reduce your chances of having a heart attack or stroke.

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
http://www.bbbsa.org/
Big Brothers Big Sisters is the largest youth mentoring organization in the United States. Find out more about the organization and how you can volunteer.

Volunteer Match
http://www.volunteermatch.org/
Search by location or category for thousands of volunteer opportunities online.



Dr. Charles Drew with a nurse.


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