These sites include information about African-American firsts in literature, sports, politics, education, music, etc. Significant contributions of African-Americans in contemporary and past history have been identified. Includes a quiz and eThemes resources on Famous African American Inventors and Scientists, African American Contributions, and Black History month.
This site accompanies the Ken Burns documentary about Jack Johnson, the first black Heavyweight Champion of the World. Read about his life or watch an interactive feature on the "Battle of the Century" between Johnson and retired champion Jim Jeffries. NOTE: Content may not be suitable for younger students.
These sites are about African American inventors and scientists, their lives and achievements, and impacts on American technology advancement and industries. Also includes biographies, activity ideas, games, lesson plans, audio clips, and timeline. There are links to eThemes Resources on George Washington Carver, Famous Americans: African Connections, and Inventions.
These sites give biographical information on African Americans. See paintings and photographs and take an online quiz. eThemes Resources on Martin Luther King, Jackie Robinson, George Washington Carver, Dred Scott, Ruby Bridges, and African American firsts are linked.
These sites are about Black History Month. Learn about the contributions of African Americans in different fields. Includes quizzes, an interactive timeline, and other activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on the Negro baseball league, famous African Americans, the Emancipation Proclamation, the slave trade, and the Missouri Compromise.