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The sites shown under Resource Links were instrumental in helping us to update some of the biographical profiles of African Americans featured on this site. The other links, categorized by topic, are additional resources you may wish to access.

Resource Links

Arthur R. Ashe Jr.
CNN-Sports Illustrated:
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/

Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong
Armstrong 101, an educational publication produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center:
http://www.jazzatlincolncenter.org
Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns:
http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/artist_id_armstrong_louis.htm
Sony Music biography site:
http://louis-armstrong.net/bio.html

Mary McLeod Bethune
Bethune-Cookman College Web site:
http://www.cookman.edu/Welcome/Founder/Default.html

Ralph Bunche
Nobel e-Museum:
http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1950/

Cabell "Cab" Calloway III
Jazz Profiles from NPR: Cab Calloway; produced by Dan Gediman; Written by David Ossman:
http://www.npr.org/programs/jazzprofiles/archive/calloway.html
http://www.withaswing.com/doc/bio/calloway.htm

George Washington Carver
Mitchell C. Brown, The Faces of Science: African American's in the Sciences:
http://www.princeton.edu/~mcbrown/display/carver.html

Rita Dove
http://www.people.virginia.edu/~rfd4b/

Charles Drew, M.D
Mitchell C. Brown: The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences:
http://www.princeton.edu/~mcbrown/display/charles_drew.html

John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie
Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns:
http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/artist_id_gillespie_dizzy.htm
Wheatley Aycock's Dizzy Gillespie Homepage:
http://www.geocities.com/BourbonStreet/8446

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The King Center:
http://thekingcenter.com/mlk/bio.html

Mary Eliza Mahoney
From The American Nurses Association Hall of Fame:
http://www.nursingworld.org/hof/mahome.htm

Isaac Murphy
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame:
http://hall.racingmuseum.org/jockey.asp?ID=205
The African American Registry(®):
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/180/Issc_B_Murphy_was_a_horse_racing_legend

Jesse Owens
The Jesse Owens Foundation:
http://www.jesse-owens.org/
The Official Jesse Owens Web Site:
http://www.jesseowens.com/jobio2.html

Jackie Robinson
The Jackie Robinson Foundation:
http://www.jackierobinson.org/aboutjackie/index03.htm

Arthur Alfonso Schomburg
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture:
http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html

Sojourner Truth
Women in History: Living vignettes of notable women from U.S. History
http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/trut-soj.htm

Harriet Tubman
The Harriet Tubman Home Web site:
http://www.nyhistory.com/harriettubman/life.htm

Daniel Hale Williams
http://search.eb.com/blackhistory/micro/640/65.html
Mitchell Brown: The Faces of Science: African-Americans in the Sciences
http://www.princeton.edu/~mcbrown/display/williams.html
The Black Inventor Online Museum
http://www.BlackInventor.com


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Activism

American Civil Liberties Union
http://www.aclu.org

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and The King Center
http://www.thekingcenter.com/tkc/index.asp

The National Conference for Community and Justice
http://www.nccj.org/

National Urban League
http://www.nul.org/


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History

African American Heritage Preservation Foundation
http://www.aahpf.org

Association for the Study of African American Life and History
http://www.asalh.com

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA
http://www.bunchecenter.ucla.edu

National Association of African American Studies
http://www.naaas.org

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
http://gopher.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html

Smithsonian Institute of African American History and Culture
http://anacostia.si.edu/

U.S. Department of State Gateway to African American History
http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/blackhis/


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Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Archives of African American Music and Culture (AAAMC)
http://www.indiana.edu/~aaamc/

Association of African American Museums
http://www.blackmuseums.org

Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame
http://www.blackfilmmakershall.org/

Black Voices
http://www.blackvoices.com

National Black Theater Festival
http://www.nbtf.org


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Health

African American Health Network
http://www.aahn.com

Black Women's Health Imperative
http://www.blackwomenshealth.org/site/PageServer

BlackWomens Health Online
http://www.blackwomenshealth.com/

The Minority Health Network
http://www.pitt.edu/~ejb4/min/

The Office of Minority Health
http://www.omhrc.gov/

National Black Child Development Institute
http://www.nbcdi.org


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Industry & Business

African American Business Link
http://www.aabl.com/

African American Business Resources
http://www.loc.gov/rr/business/black/

American Association for Affirmative Action
http://www.affirmativeaction.org/

African American Newspapers
http://www.aasm.com/pubs.html

Black Banks
http://www.littleafrica.com/resources/banks.htm

Black Enterprise
http://www.blackenterprise.com

Black Insurance Companies
http://www.littleafrica.com/resources/insurance.htm

Black Investment Firms
http://www.littleafrica.com/resources/investmentbanks.htm

Finance and the African American Family
http://www.blackwealth.com/welcome.shtml

The National Black Women's Networking Alliance
http://www.blackwomeninc.com/entrpmemberben.html


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Education

African American News and Issues
http://www.blacknewsonline.com/

African Studies Internet Resources
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/

DiversityWeb - A Resource Hub for Higher Education
http://www.diversityweb.org/

The Historically Black College and University Website
http://www.hbcu-central.com/siteLogin.cgi

The National Black Graduate Student Association
http://www.nbgsa.org/

National Education Association
http://www.nea.org/


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Military & Government

African National Congress
http://www.anc.org.za/index.html

The California Legislative Black Caucus
http://www.assembly.ca.gov/lbcweb/lbchisty.htm

The National Political Congress of Black Women
http://www.npcbw.org/


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Sports

Black Baseball - History of the Negro Leagues
http://www.blackbaseball.com/

Negro League Baseball
http://www.negroleaguebaseball.com/


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