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African American History Project
Library of Congress Digital Collections on African Americans.
Bio.com - Black History
Learn more about the black individuals who have made extraordinary achievements in their fields, including inventors such as George Washington Carver, activists like Malcolm X and Rosa Parks, athletes such as Willie Mays and Michael Jordan, and entertainers like Bessie Smith and Oprah Winfrey.
Blackpast.org - African American People
Short descriptions of individuals, places and events which have contributed to the shaping of African American history.
Credo Reference - An African Biographical Dictionary
An African Biographical Dictionary provides a wealth of vital information for students of African culture and is an indispensable reference guide for anyone interested in African affairs.
Gale Virtual Reference Library - African Americans
Features 800 essays covering African Americans, from the eighteenth century through the early twenty-first century, famous for their work in such fields as entertainment, sports, civil rights, politics, and literature.