Top 21 African American Professional Groups
by Dan Woog
Monster Contributing Writer

Whether you're an African American accountant, attorney or astrophysicist, there's probably a related professional organization. Joining an association can provide education in your field, networking opportunities and advocacy -- all with a focus on issues important to African Americans. Find the right one for you by checking out this list of 21 of the largest and oldest national groups:

Business

Design

Engineering and Science

Food Services

General

Government

Healthcare

Law and Criminal Justice

Media