There are some great videos and articles on this special Biography feature about important moments and people in black history. Check out the featured biographies, timeline and 101 Fast Facts about African American history.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project is a major research effort to assemble and disseminate historical information concerning Martin Luther King, Jr. and the social movements in which he participated
This is a biography of the American president, Barack Obama. Visit the links along the left side to get more detailed information about his life, education and the story of his inspirational political rise.
A biography of Toussaint Louverture, a military leader who led the Haitian revolution and established the country of Haiti. Although he was executed by the French, the revolution continued and Haiti became an independent country.