Ethnic and international guides -- African American

African American genealogical sourcebook.

Afrigeneas: African ancestored genealogy.

Blockson, Charles.  Black genealogy.

Gates, Henry Louis. Finding Oprah’s roots: Finding your own.

Hait, Michael. Genealogy at a glance: African American genealogy research.

Heinegg, Paul.  Free African Americans of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland and Delaware.

Howell, Barbara Thompson.  How to trace your African-American roots: discovering your unique history.

Kegley, Mary B.  Free people of color: free Negroes, Indians, Portuguese, and freed slaves.

McGinnis, Carol. "African-American research in Virginia," in Virginia genealogy: sources & resources.

Plunkett, Michael.  Afro-American sources in Virginia: a guide to manuscripts.
And Afro-American sources in Virginia: A guide to manuscripts.

Redford, Dorothy Spruill.  Somerset homecoming: recovering a lost heritage.
Story of Redford's discovery, inspired by Alex Haley's Roots, of her family's origins in Africa and their enslavement at Somerset Plantation in eastern North Carolina.  Helpful resources and procedures are cited.

Smith, Franklin Carter.  A genealogist’s guide to discovering your African American ancestors: how to find and record your unique heritage.

Tazewell County VAGenWeb.  African-American heritage.

Wiencek, Henry.  The Hairstons: an American family in black and white.
History of a family with black and white branches in Virginia, North Carolina and Mississippi.  Interesting example, like Redford's, of the process of genealogical discovery.  Tazewell County is home to some Hairstons.

National Archives and Records Administration.  African American Heritage

Cyndislist.  African American