Government Sites

United States Census Bureau 

US Census Bureau Data Access Tools

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

U.S.Bureau of Justice Statistics

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Data & Statistics

Health Services Research Information Central – U.S. National Library of Medicine

Non-Government Organizations 

Pew Research Center

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

The African-American Mosaic – A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History & Culture

IPUMS-USA – Integrated Public Use Microdata Series is a project dedicated to collecting and distributing United States census data

Wikipedia – the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit. – collection and analyzed data from numerous sources to create profiles of all U.S. cities

Infoplease – valuable research tool and information destination

The Brookings Institution – nonprofit public policy organization that conducts independent research and provides recommendations regarding political, economical, and social issues

Demos – a public policy organization which is committed to equality in politics, economics, and race

Academic Earth – Over 750 free online college courses are available from MIT, Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Berkeley, and more.

How to Search the Invisible Web –  Very useful guide for non-traditional search methods using free online academic databases and open access journals for in-depth and reliable online research.

Theravive – Expanding Diversity Policies and Philosophy in Higher Education To Include Mental Health

Commercial/Marketing Companies and Organizations

Target Market News – The Black Consumer Market Authority

CensusViewer – online application that gives you access to Census data using Bing Maps – run by The Cable Advertising Bureau (CAB)

FreeDemographics – an online application that lets you review 2010 U.S. Census data for free

Independent Black-Owned Newspapers in the United StatesList provided by the African American Literature Book Club

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