Ethnic Studies Resources

Ethnic Studies Contacts

  • AfriGeneas- African Ancestored Genealogy

    AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general. It is also an African Ancestry research community featuring the AfriGeneas mail list, the AfriGeneas message boards and daily and weekly genealogy chats.

  • Death of the Willie Lynch Speech

    Dear Students:
    I received this email regarding the Willie Lynch Myth. This is an excellent critique/expose of the Willie Lynch “talk.”

    by Prof. Manu Ampim

    Since 1995 there has been much attention given to a speech claimed to be delivered by a “William Lynch” in 1712. This speech has been promoted widely throughout African American and Black British circles. It is re-printed on numerous websites, discussed in chat rooms, forwarded as a “did you know” email to friends and family members, assigned as required readings in college and high school courses, promoted at conferences, and there are several books published with… MORE >>

  • DNA Tribes

    DNA Tribes Genetic Ancestry Analysis tests autosomal DNA inherited from both your maternal and paternal ancestors. Since 2006, DNA Tribes has performed the most comprehensive analysis of world genetic structure.  Our ongoing research explores the genetic links between cultures around the world, challenging old ideas about ancestry and identity.

  • Genetic Genealogy

    Genetic Genealogy allows us to trace the path of our ancestors and find out who they were, where they lived and how they have migrated throughout the world. Order a participation kit and begin a journey of discover to trace your deep ancestral origins and pursue the origins of your surname. Login to your control panel to use Genebase tools and view the progress of your projects, conduct your own searches, and generate professional research reports.

  • Greater Sacramento Urban League

    The Greater Sacramento Urban League, a traditionally African American organization, assists all people in achieving self-sufficiency and equality. We accomplish our mission through direct service, advocacy and education, and collaborative partnerships.

  • Mexican Cultural Center of Northern California

    The Mexican Cultural Center of Northern California’s mission is to enrich the Sacramento area community through entertainment, education and outreach activities that preserve Mexican heritage by fostering the artistic, cultural and historical legacy of Mexico.

  • National Association for Ethnic Studies

    The National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES) has a long history dating back to the early 1970s. Starting with a small group of scholars in the Midwest who, in 1972, saw a need for an organization which would bring together those interested in an interdisciplinary approach to the national and international dimension of ethnicity.  From the work of this small group came the National Association of Interdisciplinary Studies for Native-American, Black, Chicano, Puerto Rican, and Asian Americans. The objectives of this early Association was to serve as a forum for promoting research, study, curriculum design, and publication of interested… MORE >>

  • National Urban League

    The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically under-served urban communities. Founded in 1910 and headquartered in New York City, the National Urban League spearheads the efforts of its local affiliates through the development of programs, public policy research and advocacy. Today, the National Urban League has 95 affiliates serving 300 communities, in 35 states and the District of Columbia, providing direct services that impact and improve the lives of more than 2 million people nationwide.

  • Pacific Rim Street Festival

    The Pacific Rim Street Fest is a major program of the Asian Pacific Rim Foundation, which has been designated as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization by the Internal Revenue Service.

    The Sacramento region reflects the growing diverse Asian Pacific population of California. To honor and celebrate that cultural richness and ethnic diversity, Restaurateur Frank Fat and community leaders created the Pacific Rim Street Fest in 1993.

    The street fest is planned and staged by volunteers from more than 15 Asian Pacific community groups. Their goals are to broaden the awareness and understanding of the Asian Pacific heritage, to showcase the many positive… MORE >>

  • The Roots Exchange and Education Society (TREES)

    I created The Roots Exchange & Education Society as a means of educating, sharing, and connecting with others in pursuit of their ancestral pasts. Genealogy is a passion of mine and I strongly believe that EVERYONE should know who they descended from. In that regard, it is my hope that this site will enable you reconnect with your “Roots!”

  • Sacramento Cultural Hub

    The Media Company serves as #1 grassroots multi-media organization in Northern California and is the most popular resource in the African American/Urban communities for networking of businesses, non-profit organizations, community resources, entertainment, places to go and people to meet.

  • Sacramento Events

    The Year-Round Source for Sacramento Events

  • Sacramento Association Museums

    Sacramento’s Gold Rush history is one of adventure, ambition, and hard work—as the city’s numerous state-of-the-art museums and historic sites illustrate. From the heritage of California’s earliest inhabitants, to the exciting times of the Gold Rush and beyond, Sacramento has played a central role in Northern California’s growth and development. Today, as the capital city of the nation’s most populous state, Sacramento continues to pioneer in cutting-edge progress while remembering its past.

    Visit the California Gold Rush’s commercial center (Old Sacramento State Historic Park), and step back in time to learn about the State’s earliest residents (California State Indian Museum,… MORE >>

  • Spanglish Arte

    Spanglish Arte is an innovative Art Gallery and Boutique that features local art and merchandise that celebrates the fusion of the American and Chicano/Latino cultures.

    Local artists with a global following.

  • Turabian Style

    Turabian Style Cover (Title) Page Instructions

    1. All lines of the title page should be in capital letters.
    2. The name of the university or school the paper was written for or at is located on Line 1 or near the top of the page.
    3. The title of the paper should be around line 5.
    4. The type of paper that this is should be addressed at around line 12. (For example, it may simply be a “paper”, or it could be a briefing paper, a capstone paper, a thesis, a dissertation, etc. Refer to the assignment handout to find if the… MORE >>