Black History Month
Born – 1868, Linden, TX
Information on Martin Luther King Jr’s life and times with suggested reading, additional learning links, and MLK Jr posters.
Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in 1820 in Dorchester County, Maryland, and was a spy, nurse, feminist, and social reformer.
The biography of Frederick Douglass
When exploring African-American history and the inception of Black History Month, there are several important aspects on which to focus.
Listen to some great audio tracks of a few of the all time great Black musicians.
The number of actual contributors to the African-American Music Movement is immeasurable, and the impact of these artists has been astounding. Travel through time from Gospel to Rap
The American Chemical Society salutes Black History Month with a look at three African American chemists.
A timeline of Black History
The following is a list of people who made a significant impact on the Civil Rights Movement. Included are short biographies and some important dates relevant to Black History Month.
Ray Brown is considered one of the top bassists in jazz during the bebop era.