Ethnic and international guides -- African American
Blockson, Charles. Black genealogy.
Gates, Henry Louis. Finding Oprah’s roots: Finding your own.
Hait, Michael. Genealogy at a glance: African American genealogy research.
Howell, Barbara Thompson. How to trace your African-American roots: discovering your unique history.
McGinnis, Carol. "African-American research in Virginia," in Virginia genealogy: sources & resources.
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.
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