history of the United States of America can be said to reflect the true story
of America, that does not include the contributions made by people of color.
the fact that legalized slavery and segregation marred much of the first two centuries
of the American story, African Americans overcame barriers of poverty,
racial prejudice, inequality and, in many cases, brutal suppression to add to
the political, artistic, athletic, scientific... and all aspects of the growth
of America as a country.
time to explore the rich cultural heritage of people of African descent woven
into the fabric of the acheivements of this country from the earliest colonial
days to the present...
More about famous African Americans around the Web:
Biography - Black History
- Focus in on the biographies of African Americans, plus groundbreakers and heroes who paved the way for today's African
of African Americans in History
- Kid friendly resource from Enchanted Learning.com. featuring thumbnail biographies
and illustrations of prominent people in the arts, sciences, sports, politics
and the civil rights movement with related coloring pages and activities.