Famous African Americans and other Famous Americans

Famous Americans/Diversity

Click on an underlined phrase to go to a website.

Biography & Literature Resource Center databases You must have a valid Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library card handy in order to access these resources from outside the library. Look up your famous American here, or on either of these two sites:

Notable Biographies  Biography.com


Bessie Coleman Christina Aguilera's website Maya Angelou:  question and answer biography format
Louisa May Alcott at Womenshistory.about.com Louisa May Alcott at Online-literature.com   Louisa May Alcott at Greatwomen.org
Marian Anderson at Notable biographics.com  Laila Ali's website   Laila Ali at Answers.com
Marian Anderson at afrovoices.com   Benjamin Banneker:  biography and letters to and from Thomas Jefferson   Benjamin Banneker at About.com
Benjamin Banneker at Answers.com Benjamin Banneker at Blackpast.org   Nellie Bly at pbs.org
Laura Bridgman   Cesar Chavez   Cinque at www.law.umkc.edu
Crazy Horse   Dorothea Dix at nursingadvocacy.org   Dorothea Dix at www.webster.edu
W.E.B. Dubois   Amelia Earhart   50 Cent
Morgan Freeman   Cuba Gooding, Jr.   Matthew Henson:  brief biography
Matthew Henson at thinkquest.org   Gregory Hines   Matthew Henson at nationalgeographic.com
Matthew Henson at unmuseum.mus.pa.us   Jennifer Hudson   Samuel L. Jackson at thebiographychannel.co.uk
Samuel L. Jackson at talktalk.co.uk  Samuel L. Jackson at www.answers.com   Lebron James at notablebiographies
Lebron James at gale.cengage.com  Barack Obama    Barack Obama at biography.com
Satchel Paige    Colin Powell at blackpast.org   Colin Powell at notablebiographies.com  
Colin Powell at achievement.org   Sally Ride at nasa.gov   Sally Ride at biography.com  
 Chris Rock at biography.com   Chris Rock at comedians.about.com   Sojourner Truth at lkwdpl.org  
Sojourner Truth at notablebiographies.com   Denzel Washington   Venus Williams at thebiographychannel.co.uk  
Venus Williams at answers.com