Black History Month Special Features: Famous People & Literature (Ali, King, etc
Black History Month is observed every February in the United States. Learn about the Harlem Renaissance and Negro League Baseball, read biographies of famous African Americans, such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Muhammad Ali, and more.
500 Notable African American Biographies
Biographies and Special Features
- 500 Notable African American Biographies
- African-American Quotations
- Martin Luther King Features
- 2013 Marks the Anniversary of Major Civil Rights Milestones
- Muhammad Ali Features
- From Hattie to The Help: African-Americans at the Oscars
- African-American Scientists & Inventors
- Negro League Baseball
- Icing the Stereotypes: Black Hockey Players
- African-American Literature
- The Harlem Renaissance
- Blacks in the Military
- Against All Odds: The Legacy of Students of African Descent at Harvard Medical School before Affirmative Action, 1860–1968
- Black History in Boston: A Virtual Field Trip
Main Black History Month page.
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