Researching Famous African Americans

Resources 

  • Biographies

  • Print Encyclopedias

  • Online Encyclopedias
    Encyclopedia Britannica Online  

  • Online Resources 

  • SIRS Discoverer  Click on Biographies
    Benjamin Banneker
    Mary McLeod Bethune
    Althea Gibson
    Matthew Henson
    Mahalia Jackson
    Garrett Morgan
    Jessie Owens
    Jackie Robinson

  • Gale Resources
    Click on Black History.  Click on Biographies for:
    George Washington Carver
    Mae Jemison
    Thurgood Marshall
    Rosa Parks
    Wilma Rudolph
    Sojourner Truth
    Harriet Tubman
    Booker T. Washington

  • Click on Women's History.  Click on Biographies for:
    Barbara Jordan

  • Click on Poet's Corner.  Click on Biographies for:
    Phillis Wheatley

  • Websites for Wallace Amos
    http://www.wallyamos.com/about
    http://www.aeispeakers.com 

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