African-American Biographies For Kids and Teens in the Best of the Web Directory

African-American Biographies For Kids and Teens

  • African Americans in History

    Contains brief biographies of several figures in history, from the 1700s to present day.

  • Alexander Crummell

    Presents a biography of the African-American historical figure.

  • Booker Taliafero Washington

    Article that details the life story of the lecturer, human rights activist, and poet.

  • Breaking Racial Barriers

    Features profiles and portraits of famous black Americans who were included in the Harmon Foundation Collection.

  • Colin L. Powell

    Account on the life history of the government official. Details both his personal and professional background.

  • Davis, Angela Yvonne

    Includes biography, works by and about her, and related links.

  • Free To Dance: Debbie Allen

    Biography of the Afro-American who became famous as a writer, dancer, and actress.

  • Henry Louis Gates

    Resource for profile and information on the literary works of the scholar, educator, and writer.

  • Legacy of Black Talent

    Profiles of Afro-American men and women who have made contributions in literature, music, arts, science, and technology.

  • Marian Anderson

    Article on the life story of the opera singer. Also provides pictures and references.

  • Muhammad Ali

    Highlights on the personal and professional life of the boxer. Includes details on his awards and writings.

  • Nat King Cole

    Discusses the early and career life of the singer. Includes links to related pages.

  • Nat Love

    Biography of the Black American whose story serves as a historical record on the life of African-American cowboys.

  • Oprah Winfrey

    Biographical essay of the television talkshow host. Contains details on both her personal and career life.

  • Serena Williams

    Provides biographical information on the tennis player and Olympic athlete. With links to related pages.

  • Spike Lee

    Highlights on the film director, screenwriter, and actor’s life history. Includes related links.

  • Wilma Rudolph

    Details on the personal and professional life of the track and field athlete.

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