Black History

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Black History Month brings to the forefront the inspiring stories of African-American icons—many of whom overcame great odds to leave their mark on the United States. In celebration of Black History Month, explore our Black History collection and learn more about the black individuals who have made extraordinary achievements in their fields, including inventors such as George Washington Carver, activists like Malcolm X and Rosa Parks, athletes such as Willie Mays and Michael Jordan, and entertainers like Bessie Smith and Oprah Winfrey. Their names, as well as their personal histories, have become synonymous with the rich legacy that is African-American culture.


From science to the arts, to social activism to philanthropy, explore the famous people who’ve contributed to Black History’s indelible legacy, and whose achievements are highlighted during Black History Month. See our featured selections below, and meet more fascinating people in these groups: African-American Biopics, African-American Expats, African-American Firsts Athletes, Apollo Legends, Famous Black Artists, Famous Black Lawyers, Famous Black Scientists, Famous Black Writers, Famous Harlem Renaissance People, Million-Dollar Ideas.

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