This chronology presents the history of African Americans from pre-colonial times to the present. Includes overview essays, sidebars, and primary sources, and over 200 images that chronicle the story of African Americans' struggles, triumphs, complexity, and exuberance. Features include a comprehensive index and a primary document index; sidebars spotlighting specific people and topics; and a bibliography for each topical chapter. Gabriel Burns Stepto, editor. 475 pages. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.