African American Biographies: Helpful Learning Links

 

African American Biographies:

Helpful Learning Links

 

In preparation for next month’s Black History Month, here are links to African American biographies. Click here for African American biography books.

 

The Top Ten American Inventors

from Scholastic

Includes both men and women inventors

 

Black History

from Poets.org

Features African American poets, their poems, and other information

 

Integrating Central High School: The Melba Patillo Story

from Scholastic

Tells the history of Melba Patillo and the Little Rock Nine

 

Rosa Parks: How I Fought for Civil Rights

from Scholastic

Tells the story of Rosa Parks, who is considered “The Mother of the Modern-day Civil Rights Movement”

 

Inspiring African Americans

from Time for Kids

Features 12 African Americans from many walks of life, from activists to athletes

 

African American Biographies

from Teacher Vision

Includes countless links for African American biographies

 

Biographies of Great African-Americans

from Enchanted Learning

Includes short biographies for many famous African Americans

 

Black History Month Special Features: Famous People & Literature

from InfoPlease

Features 14 links to African American biographies

 

African-American Biographies

from Social Studies for Kids

Includes 10 links to African American biography sites

 

Famous African Americans

from Teachers K12

18 famous African Americans, each with at least three links

 

Black History Month

from Reading Rockets

Includes video interviews with African American children’s book authors and illustrators. Other links also included.

 

I hope these links are helpful.

Gail

 

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