Portal:African American/African American topics

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General[edit]

Academics[edit]

Arts[edit]

PersonalitiesElizabeth Catlett  • Roy DeCarava  • Beauford Delaney  • Eugene J. Martin  • Willie Cole  • Kara Walker  • Larry D. Alexander
Categoriesartists

Civil rights and political movements[edit]

Government and political service[edit]

Languages and dialects[edit]

AAVE  • Gullah  • Creole

Entertainment[edit]

Literature and writings
writers  • nonfiction writers
PersonalitiesMaya Angelou  • Ned Cobb  • Jeffrey Daniels  • Alex Haley  • Langston Hughes  • Zora Neale Hurston  • Walter Mosley  • Alice Walker  • Margaret Walker
Titles
Categorieswriters  • non-fiction writers  • novelists  • poets
Movies and film
Music
Blues  • Funk  • Gospel  • Hip hop  • Jazz  • Quiet storm  • R&B  • Soul  • Disco  • Rock and roll
PersonalitiesYolanda Adams  • Charles Caldwell  • Betty Carter  • Dorothy Love Coates  • Call Cobbs, Jr.  • Will Marion Cook  • Don Cornelius  • Ida Cox  • Mark Curry  • Miles Dewey Davis, Jr.  • Teddy Darby  • Kimya Dawson  • Bobby Day  • Kirk Franklin  • Fred Hammond  • The Jackson 5  • Quincy Jones  • Tupac Shakur  • Stevie Wonder
Titles
Categoriesmusicians  • singers  • classical composers  • songwriters  • singer-songwriters  • rappers
Newspaper and magazine
Radio and broadcast
Radio One  • Inner City Broadcasting
Programs
PersonalitiesYolanda Adams  • Michael Baisden  • Doug Banks  • Steve Harvey  • Tom Joyner  • Russ Parr  • Keith Sweat
Sports and Athletics
Television and video
BET  • BET Gospel  • BET Hip-Hop  • Centric  • TV One  • The Word Network
Programs
PersonalitiesDebbie Allen  • LeVar Burton  • Sway Calloway  • Diahann Carroll  • Karla Cheatham-Mosley  • Spencer Christian  • Mystro Clark  • Bill Cosby  • Oprah Winfrey
Theater and Performing arts
Blackface
Titles
PersonalitiesJanet Collins  • Leon Collins  • Henrietta Vinton Davis  • Tyler Perry
Other Entertainment
PersonalitiesSuzette Charles  • Dorothea Church

Medicine[edit]

PersonalitiesBen Carson  • Bessie Delany

Military[edit]

Organizations[edit]

ASALH  • Links Incorporated  • Nation of Islam  • NPHC  • NUL  • UNIA-ACL
PersonalitiesJames Compton

Religion[edit]

Scientists and inventors[edit]

Other historical events and notable figures[edit]

Atlantic slave trade  • Exodusters  • Civil Rights Movement  • Underground Railroad  • Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves • Emancipation Proclamation  • Republic of New Afrika  • Oberlin-Wellington Rescue  • Dred Scott v. Sandford  • Fugitive Slave Law of 1850  • Juneteenth  • Atlanta Race Riot  • Bolling v. Sharpe  • Briggs v. Elliott  • Civil Rights Act of 1866  • Civil Rights Act of 1964  • Civil Rights Act of 1875  • Compromise of 1850  • Cumming v. Richmond County Board of Education  • Murder Of Emmett Till  • Executive Order 8802  • Executive Order 9981  • Fugitive Slave Act of 1793  • Great Mississippi Flood of 1927  • Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States  • History of Marshall, Texas  • Hawk's Nest incident  • The Great Migration  • McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents  • Milliken v. Bradley  • Missouri Compromise  • Million Man March  • Millions More Movement  • Pacific Movement of the Eastern World  • Powell v. Alabama  • Red Ball Express  • African Americans at Siege of Petersburg
Personalities (16th century)
Personalities (17th century)Anthony Johnson  • Jan Rodrigues
Personalities (18th century)Crispus Attucks  • Benjamin Banneker  • John Chavis  • Thomas Dalton (abolitionist)  • Ayuba Suleiman Diallo  • Olaudah Equiano  • Amos Fortune  • Gabriel  • Joshua Johnson  • John Julian  • Mammy Kate  • Prince Hall  • Jupiter Hammon  • Lemuel Haynes  • Sally Hemings  • William Lee  • Barzillai Lew  • Toussaint L'Ouverture  • Peter Salem  • Venture Smith  • James Somerset  • Colonel Tye  • Phillis Wheatley  • Prince Whipple
Personalities (19th century)Archer Alexander  • Polly Berry  • John Brown  • John Edward Bruce  • Anthony Burns  • William Harvey Carney  • Lott Carey  • Louis Chauvin  • Joseph Cinqué  • A. E. Coleman  • A.E. "Fred" Coleman  • Samuel Cornish  • Fanny Jackson Coppin  • Ellen Craft  • Alexander Crummell  • Rebecca Lee Crumpler  • Nelson Davis  • Lucy Delaney  • Martin Delany  • Charles Deslondes  • Frederick Douglass  • John Dunjee  • James Forten  • Margaret Garner  • Joshua Glover  • Elizabeth Greenfield  • Madison Hemings  • Nelson Hackett  • Jeremiah Haralson  • Lewis Hayden  • Joice Heth  • Gullah Jack  • Harriet Ann Jacobs  • Anna Kingsley  • Harry Lew  • Jefferson F. Long  • Biddy Mason  • Free Frank McWorter  • Sally Miller  • Ben Montgomery  • Isaiah Montgomery  • America Newton  • Moses Roper  • Dred Scott  • Benjamin "Pap" Singleton  • Robert Smalls  • Pierre Toussaint  • Harriet Tubman  • Benjamin S. Turner  • Nat Turner  • Denmark Vesey  • Ida B. Wells  • Harriet E. Wilson  • York
Personalities (20th century & 21st century)Tiequon Cox  • Sophia Danenberg  • Mumia Abu-Jamal  • Fred Hampton  • Bobby Hutton  • Daniel Igali  • Pete O'Neal  • Afeni Shakur  • Holt Collier  • Bessie Coleman
CategoriesLittle Rock Nine  • Black Panther Party members  • American Revolution