|INDEX: Disabilities | Gender: Female | Male | Alternative Lifestyles | Human Rights | Racial/Ethnic Diversity: African American | Asian American | Latino/Hispanic | Middle Eastern | Native American | European American | Religious Diversity | Political Diversity | Political Parties | Conservative | Liberal|
|U.S. Census Bureau — census statistics, story ideas
Vital Records — find birth, death and marriage certificates from every state
Legacy.com — online obituaries, death notices
Social Security Death Index — genealogy company that keeps publicly accessible information on people who have died while collecting Social Security
American Disabilities Act — ADA regulations.
Alliance of People with disAbilities — making communities more accessible, inclusive, and usable for everyone.
Disability Rights & Resources — advocacy-based, consumer-controlled, community-embedded center that advocates with and serves as mentors for people with disabilities.
Center for an Accessible Society — disabilities information for journalists
National Center on Disability and Journalism — provides support and guidance for journalists covering people with disabilities
Female – AP uses the term girl until the age of 18, woman after that. (50.8 percent U.S. population in 2010)
Feminist Majority Foundation — dedicated to women’s equality, reproductive health, and non-violence.
Advancing Women – women in the work force
National Organization of Women — the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.
Women Leaders Online – networking women in politics, media, work force and cyberspace
University of Maryland’s Women’s Studies Database
Male – AP uses the term boy until the age of 18, man after that. (49.2 percent U.S. population in 2010)
Backlash – gender issues, parenting, divorce, employment from male perspective
Menstuff – National Men’s Resource Center (fatherhood, health, relationships)
MenWeb – battered men, male sex abuse survivors, health, employment
National Coalition of Free Men – how sex discrimination affects men and boys
Alternative Life Styles
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation — by ensuring the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality.
The Advocate – news, health, family, homophobia issues
University of Maryland’s Alternative Lifestyle Resources – directory, bibliographies
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force — uncompromising national voice for full LGBT equality
OUT.com – media, arts, fashion
Political Information – directory, search engine for campaigns, issues, organizations and grassroots movements
Politics1 – nonpartisan directory for parties, issues
The Constitution Party — a minor party formed in 1992, favors a strict interpretation of the Constitution including government limited in scope, structure and power of regulation over the people
The Democratic Party &
The Green Party — a minor party formed in 2001 by a federation of state Green Parties, committed to ecology, social justice grassroots democracy and non-violence, without the support of corporate donors
Libertarian Party — a minor party formed in 1971, the third largest U.S. political party claims to be the party of principle emphasizing minimum government and maximum freedom
Active Micro Parties — links to political parties that fielded candidates in recent elections
The Tea Party — grassroots organization formed in 2009 aiming to secure public policy consistent with core values of fiscal responsibility, Constitutionally limited government and free markets
Occupy Wall Street — formed in 2011, the occupation movement started on Wall Street and spread worldwide with stated goals of fighting major banks and multinational corporations’ control of the democratic process.
The Right Side of the Web Ring — Conservative links
Media Research Center – exposing liberal bias
Town Hall – library organized by topics
Young Americans Foundation – ensuring that increasing numbers of young Americans understand and are inspired by the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.
Naturally Blue — Democratic political action committee started in Arkansas
Living Liberally — political action through social interaction
Brookings Institution – foreign policy, domestic issues
People for the American Way — advocates values and institutions to sustain a diverse democratic society
TurnLeft – home of liberalism on the Web
In Motion– multicultural topics
University of Washington’s Race and Ethnicity Database
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services — government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States
ESL Magazine – English as a Second Language
Diversity Web – diversity in Higher Ed
American Civil Liberties Union — “If the rights of society’s most vulnerable members are denied, everybody’s rights are imperiled.”
Amnesty International – humanitarian advocacy group
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights – Internet Law library
Human Rights Interactive Network – directory of organizations, activities
Human Rights Watch – nonprofit, nongovernmental organization
United Nations’ Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
European American – history, culture, etc. (63.7 percent U.S. population in 2010)
Latino/Hispanic (16.3 percent U.S. population in 2010)
Cuba Free Press – nonprofit news and features in English, Spanish, & Russian
Hispanic.com – info, services, and technology access to U.S. Hispanic community
Hispanic Online – arts & entertainment, politics, lifestyles, news
Latino Web – search Latino culture, history, politics, art
Mexico Connect – magazine, website directory
African American — AP style says to use the term black. (12.2 percent U.S. population in 2010)
Black Lives Matter – online forum intended to build connections between Black people and allies to fight anti-Black racism, to spark dialogue among Black people, and to facilitate the types of connections necessary to encourage social action and engagement.
Afro-American Newspapers – history, culture, current events from African-American Newspaper Association
Black History – largest online encyclopedia and social network dedicated to Black history and culture.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People — aspires to a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.
National Civil Rights Museum – interactive tour
Asian American (4.7 percent U.S. population in 2010)
China Today – gen info on culture, history, traditions
Hmong Homepage – culture, history, traditions of Hmong people in Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand
India Culture – arts, culture, religion, history
Japan Window – business practices, culture, education
Korean Historical Connection – Hong-Ik University’s Dept. of History Education, Seoul, Korea
Oriental Asia – news, travel, social issues
Native American (0.7 percent U.S. population in 2010)
Indian Country Today – online Native American newspaper
Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian – documents arts and culture of Native Americans
Native American Nations – directory of Native American tribes
Native Peoples – online magazine issue
Native Web – news, directory to indigenous cultures worldwide
Arab Internet Directory – major sites in the Arab world
Jewish/Israel Link Launcher – University of Colorado’s directory to Israelis politics, culture, arts, history
Middle-Eastern Orientation – news, travel, social issues
Theology and Religion – annotated source guide to religious education
Finding God in Cyberspace – resources on religious traditions
Christian Coalition — one of the largest conservative grassroots political organizations in America founded by Pat Robertson in 1989.
(Major religions active in the United States)
(Last verified: 071514)
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