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  • African Americans in History [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Learn about influential individuals who helped the political, social, and technological development of the United States. Includes links to sound files and original texts.
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  • Alexander Crummell [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - Profile of the black nationalist and minister who was instrumental in the 1897 founding of the American Negro Academy.
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  • Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - One of the many white Americans who expressed interest in the achievements of black Americans during the Harlem Renaissance was real estate developer William E. Harmon. This collection of portraits and biographies is based on the works he amassed in the early part of the 20th century.
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  • CNN - Black History Month [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - CNN profiles men and women who have made lasting contributions, ranging from literature, music, and the arts to science and technology.
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  • The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - Biographies of African Americans working in the science fields, ranging from geologists and astronomers to mathematicians and inventors.
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  • Famous African-Americans [ Kids ] - Short biographies of inventors, musicians, educators, and others who have made a difference.
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  • Free To Dance: Debbie Allen [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - Features the multifaceted performer who is known as an actress, dancer, singer, choreographer, director, and producer. From PBS.
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  • Guide to Exploring African American Culture [ Kids/Teens ] - Learn about African American culture and its importance in U.S. society, including individual contributions of selected African Americans to American history. [PDF]
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  • Madame C, J. Walker [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Chronological history includes the Harlem renaissance and her contribution to the cause of African American equality.
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  • Marian Anderson [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - Potrays the life of the singer who, at the peak of her career, was regarded as the world's greatest contralto.
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  • Nat Love [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Information on the life and adventures of the famous African-American cowboy.
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  • Stamps on Black History [ Kids/Teens ] - Tells the stories of dozens of black men and women whose faces have appeared on U.S. postage stamps. Also includes interactive quiz, word puzzles, writing activities, crafts, and coloring pages.
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  • Thurgood Marshall [ Kids/Teens ] - Brief profile of the first African-American to hold the coveted position of Supreme Court Justice.
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  • Tindley, Charles [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Brief biography on the composer of the song "We Shall Overcome" and generally considered the Father of American Gospel Music.
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  • Voices from the Gaps: Angela Yvonne Davis [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Tells about UCLA teacher and Black Panther Party sympathizer who ended up on the FBI's most wanted list after guns registered to her were used in a courtroom shooting.
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