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I ally myself with that ... young progressive Negro who believes [he] has the brain, the ability, to carve out his own destiny.
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Artists
  • American Artists & Architects: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Artists & Architects: K-12 TLC Guide.

  • National Public Radio:

  • Alexander, Archie A(lphonso): K-12 TLC Guide. Archie A. Alexander Architecture

  • Artis, William Ellisworth: K-12 TLC Guide. William Ellisworth Artis
  • Barthé, Richmond: K-12 TLC Guide. Richmond Barthé
  • Basquiat, Jean-Michel: K-12 TLC Guide. Jean-Michel Basquiat American Artists Hispanic Artists
  • Bearden, Romare: K-12 TLC Guide. Romare Bearden Who Am I?
  • Biggers, John Thomas: K-12 TLC Guide. John Thomas Biggers
  • Bryan, Ashley: K-12 TLC Guide. Ashley Bryan Primary Children's Authors Who Am I?
  • Catlett, Elizabeth: K-12 TLC Guide. Elizabeth Cattlett

  • Collier, Bryan: K-12 TLC Guide. Bryan Collier Primary Authors
  • Cooper, Floyd: K-12 TLC Guide. Floyd Cooper Primary Non-Fiction Titles Who Am I?
  • Cortor, Eldzier: K-12 TLC Guide. Eldzier Cortor
  • Douglas, Aaron: K-12 TLC Guide. Aaron Douglas
  • Drake, David: K-12 TLC Guide. David Drake
  • Fax, Elton C.: K-12 TLC Guide. Elton Clay Fax Children's Authors & Illustrators
  • Feelings, Tom: K-12 TLC Guide. Tom Feelings Primary Childrens Authors Who Am I?
  • Goreleigh, Rex: K-12 TLC Guide. Rex Goreleigh
  • Harrington, Oliver: K-12 TLC Guide. Oliver Wendell Harrington Cartoons and Comics
  • Herriman, George (Joseph): K-12 TLC Guide. George Herriman Cartoons & Comics
  • Hudson, Cheryl Willis: K-12 TLC Guide. Cheryl Willis Hudson Primary Children's Author
  • Hunt, Richard: K-12 TLC Guide. Richard Hunt
  • Johnson, Joshua: K-12 TLC Guide. Joshua Johnson
  • Jones, Loïs Mailou: K-12 TLC Guide. Loïs Mailou Jones
  • Knox, Simmie: K-12 TLC Guide. Simmie Knox President Bill Clinton
  • Lawrence, Jacob: K-12 TLC Guide. Jacob Lawrence American Artists
  • Lewis, Earl B.: K-12 TLC Guide. Earl B. Lewis Young-adult Authors
  • Nelson, Kadir: K-12 TLC Guide. Kadir Nelson Primary Authors American Artists
  • Parks, Gordon: K-12 TLC Guide. Gordon Parks
  • Pinkney, Andrea Davis: K-12 TLC Guide. Andrea Davis Pinkney Children's Authors
  • Pinkney, Brian: K-12 TLC Guide. Brian Pinkney Children's Literature Artists Who Am I?
  • Pinkney, Gloria Jean: K-12 TLC Guide. Gloria Jean Pinkney Children's Authors
  • Pinkney, Jerry: K-12 TLC Guide. Jerry Pinkney American Artists Children's Authors Noted African American Artists Awarded 4 Caldecott Medals - 2000 for The Ugly Duckling, in 1995 for John Henry by Julius Lester, in 1990 for The Talking Eggs by Robert D. San Souci, and in 1989 for Mirandy and Brother Wind by Patricia C. McKissack Who Am I?
  • Pippin, Horace: K-12 TLC Guide. Pennsylvania Artists American Artists
  • Powers, Harriet: K-12 TLC Guide. Harriet Powers American Artists Who Am I?
  • Prophet, Elizabeth: K-12 TLC Guide. Elizabeth Prophet
  • Ringgold, Faith: K-12 TLC Guide. Faith Ringgold Who Am I?
  • Sleet, Moneta, Jr.: K-12 TLC Guide. Moneta Sleet, Jr. Photography 1969 Pulitzer Prize for Photography
  • Steptoe, John: K-12 TLC. John Lewis Steptoe Primary Children's Author Who Am I?
  • Tanner, Henry Ossawa: K-12 TLC Guide. Henry Ossawa Tanner
  • Wells, James Lesesne: K-12 TLC Guide. James Lesesne Wells
  • White, Charles: K-12 TLC Guide. Charles White
  • Williams, Paul: K-12 TLC Guide. Paul Williams Architecture
  • Wilson, Ed: K-12 TLC Guide. Ed Wilson
  • Wilson, Ellis: K-12 TLC Guide. Ellis Wilson Who Am I?
  • Withers, Ernest: K-12 TLC Guide. Ernest Withers Photography U.S. Civil Rights Movement
  • Woodruff, Hale: K-12 TLC Guide. Hale Woodruff
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Authors
  • American Authors & Illustrators: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Authors & Illustrators: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Poetry: K-12 TLC Guide.

  • Angelou, Maya: K-12 TLC Guide. Maya Angelou Poetry Who Am I?
  • Baldwin, James: K-12 TLC Guide. New York City Authors and Illustrators
  • Bambara, Toni Cade: K-12 TLC Guide. New York City Authors and Illustrators
  • Baraka, Amiri: K-12 TLC Guide. Amiri Baraka Plays
  • Bontemps, Arna: K-12 TLC Guide. Arna Bontemps Young-adult Authors Who Am I?
  • Brawley, Benjamin: K-12 TLC Guide. Benjamin Brawley
  • Brooks, Gwendolyn: K-12 TLC Guide. Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry
  • Brown, Sterling Allen: K-12 TLC Guide. Sterling Allen Brown Poetry
  • Bryan, Ashley: K-12 TLC Guide. Ashley Bryan Primary Children's Authors African American Artists
  • Cary, Mary Ann Shadd: K-12 TLC Guide. Mary Ann Cary Shadd Canadian Social Leaders Education Journalism The Underground Railroad Who Am I?
  • Childress, Alice: K-12 TLC Guide. Alice Childress Young-adult Authors Plays
  • Chocolate, Debbi: K-12 TLC Guide. Debbi Chocolate Primary Children's Authors American Artists
  • Cleaver, Eldridge: K-12 TLC Guide. Eldridge Cleaver U.S. Civil Rights Movement American Authors Who Am I?
  • Clifton, Lucille: K-12 TLC Guide. Lucille Clifton African-American Poetry American Women Authors
  • Collier, Bryan: K-12 TLC Guide. Bryan Collier Primary Authors American Artists

  • Cooper, Floyd: K-12 TLC Guide. Floyd Cooper American Artists Primary Non-Fiction Titles Who Am I?
  • Cortez, Jayne: K-12 TLC Guide. Jayne Cortez Poetry
  • Crouch, Stanley: K-12 Guide. Stanley Crouch Journalism Jazz
  • Cullen, Countee: K-12 TLC Guide. Countee Cullen Poetry
  • Curtis, Christopher Paul: K-12 TLC Guide. Christopher Paul Curtis Young-adult Author Awarded 2000 Newbery Medal for Bud, Not Buddy
  • Danner, Margaret: K-12 TLC Guide. Margaret Danner Poetry

  • Delany, Martin R.: K-12 TLC Guide. Martin Delany Slavery Human Rights/Civil Rights Journalism
  • Dodson, Shireen: K-12 TLC Guide. Shireen Dodson Child Advocacy Children's Literature
  • Douglass, Frederick: K-12 TLC Guide. Maryland's Political and Social Leaders Slavery Human Rights/Civil Rights Journalism Who Am I?
  • Dove, Rita: K-12 TLC Guide. Rita Dove Poetry Who Am I?
  • Draper, Sharon Mills: K-12 TLC Guide. Sharon Mills Draper Children's Literature Who Am I?
  • Dunbar, Paul Laurence: K-12 TLC Guide. Paul Laurence Dunbar Poetry
  • Dunnigan, Alice: K-12 TLC Guide. Alcie Dunnigan Journalism
  • Ellison, Ralph Waldo: K-12 TLC Guide. Ralph Waldo Ellison
  • Fauset, Jessie Redmon: K-12 TLC Guide. Jessie Fauset Journalism
  • Feelings, Tom: K-12 TLC Guide. Tom Feelings Primary Childrens Authors American Artists Who Am I?
  • Fisher, Rudolph: K-12 TLC Guide. Rudolph Fisher
  • Fortune, T. Thomas: K-12 TLC Guide. T. Thomas Fortune Journalism Who Am I?
  • Gaines, Ernest J.: K-12 TLC Guide. Ernest J. Gaines
  • Giovanni, Nikki.: K-12 TLC Guide. Nikki Giovanni Poetry
  • Gordone, Charles: K-12 TLC Guide. Charles Gordone Plays 1970 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
  • Greenfield, Eloise: K-12 TLC Guide. Eloise Greenfield Primary Children's Authors Who Am I?
  • Grimes, Nikki: K_12 TLC Guide. New York City Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Young-adult Authors Poetry Who Am I?
  • Haley, Alex: K-12 TLC Guide. Alex Haley
  • Hamer, Fannie Lou: K-12 TLC Guide. Fannie Lou Hamer U.S. Civil Rights
  • Hamilton, Virginia: K-12 TLC Guide. Virginia Hamilton Children's Authors Who Am I?
  • Hammon, Jupiter: K-12 TLC Guide. Jupiter Hammon Poetry
  • Hansberry, Lorraine: K-12 TLC Guide. Lorraine Hansberry Plays
  • Hansen, Joyce: K-12 TLC Guide. Joyce Hansen Children's Authors Who Am I?
  • Harper, Michael S.: K-12 TLC Guide. Michael S. Harper Poetry
  • Himes, Chester: K-12 TLC Guide. Chester Himes
  • hooks, bell: K-12 TLC Guide. bell hooks
  • Hudson, Cheryl Willis: K-12 TLC Guide. Cheryl Willis Hudson Primary Children's Author American Artists
  • Hughes, Langston: K-12 TLC Guide. Langston Hughes Poetry Who Am I?
  • Hunter-Lattany, Kristin: K-12 TLC Guide. Kristin Hunter Children's Authors Who Am I?
  • Hurston, Zora Neale: K-12 TLC Guide. Zora Neale Hurston
  • Johnson, Angela: K-12 TLC Guide Angela Johnson Young-adult Author
  • Johnson, Georgia Douglas: K-12 TLC Guide. Georgia Douglas Johnson Poetry
  • Johnson, Fenton: K-12 TLC Guide. Fenton Johnson Poetry Plays
  • Johnson, James Weldon: K-12 TLC Guide. James Weldon Johnson Educators of Note Poetry American Composers
  • Jones, Edward P.: K-12 TLC Guide. Edward P. Jones 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: The Known World
  • Komunyakaa, Yusef: K-12 TLC Guide. Yusef Komunyakaa Poetry Who Am I?
  • Larsen, Nella: K-12 TLC Guide. Nella Larsen American Authors
  • Lester, Julius: K-12 TLC Guide. Julius Lester Young-adult Authors African-American History Who Am I?
  • Lewis, David Levering: K-12 TLC Guide. American  Authors
  • Locke, Alain: K-12 TLC Guide. Authors
  • Lorde, Audre: K-12 TLC Guide. Audre Lorde Poetry
  • Mathis, Sharon Bell: K-12 TLC Guide. Sharon Bell Mathis Primary Fiction Young-adult Fiction
  • McKay, Claude: K-12 TLC Guide. Claude McKay Poetry
  • McMillan, Terry: K-12 TLC Guide. Terry McMillan
  • Moody, Anne: K-12 TLC Guide. Anne Moody American Authors
  • Morrison, Toni: K-12 TLC Guide. Toni Morrison 1993 Nobel Laureate for Literature Who Am I?
  • Moseley, Walter: K-12 TLC Guide. Walter Moseley
  • Murray, Pauli: K-12 TLC Guide. Pauli Murray Poetry Law & Legal Resources
  • Naylor, Gloria: K-12 TLC Guide. Gloria Naylor
  • Nolen, Jerdine: K-12 TLC Guide Jerdine Nolen Primary Children's Authors
  • Petry, Ann: K-12 TLC Guide. Ann Petry Young-adult Authors Who Am I?
  • Pinkney, Andrea Davis: K-12 TLC Guide. Andrea Davis Pinkney Children's Authors
  • Pinkney, Gloria Jean: K-12 TLC Guide. Gloria Jean Pinkney Children's Authors
  • Randall, Dudley: K-12 TLC Guide. Dudley Randall Poetry
  • Russwurm, John Brown: K-12 TLC Guide. John Brown Russwurm Liberia Journalism Who Am I?
  • Sapphire: K-12 TLC Guide: Sapphire
  • Scott, C.A.: K-12 TLC Guide. C.A. Scott Journalism Atlanta Daily World
  • Sengstacke, John: K-12 TLC Guide. John Sengstacke Chicago Authors Journalism
  • Shange, Ntozake: K-12 TLC Guide. Ntozake Shange Poetry Plays
  • Spencer, Anne: K-12 TLC Guide. Anne Spencer Poetry
  • Steptoe, Javaka: K-12 TLC Guide. Javaka Steptoe Primary Children's Authors
  • Steptoe, John: K-12 TLC. John Lewis Steptoe Primary Children's Author American Artists
  • Taylor, Mildred: K-12 TLC Guide. Young Adult Authors Civil Rights
  • Walker, Alice: K-12 TLC Guide. Alice Walker Poetry 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Color Purple Who Am I?
  • Walter, Mildred Pitts: K-12 TLC Guide. Mildred Pitts Walter Children's Authors Notable African Americans Who Am I?
  • Ward, Theodore: K-12 TLC Guide. Theodore Ward Plays
  • Wheatley, Phillis: K-12 TLC Guide. Phillis Wheatley Slavery Poetry Who Am I?
  • Wilson, August: K-12 TLC Guide. August Wilson Plays 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Fences 1990 Pulitzer Prize for The Piano Lesson 1987 Tony Award for Fences
  • Woodson, Carter: K-12 TLC Guide. Carter Woodsoon Educators of Note American Authors
  • Woodson, Jacqueline: K-12 TLC Guide. Jacqueline Woodsoon Primary Children's Authors Who Am I?
  • Wright, Richard: K-12 TLC Guide. Richard Wright American Authors Who Am I?
  • Wyeth, Sharon Dennis: K-12 TLC Guide. Sharon Dennis Wyeth Young-adult Author
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Aviators, Explorers and Pioneers
  • American Explorers, Astronauts & Pioneers: K-12 TLC Guide.

  • Anderson, Michael P.: K-12 TLC Guide. Michael Anderson Astronauts Who Am I?
  • Bluford, Guy: K-12 TLC Guide. Guy Bluford Astronauts First African American into Space
  • Bolden, Charles F., Jr: K-12 TLC Guide. Charles F. Bolden, Jr. Astronauts
  • Brown, Willa: K-12 TLC Guide. Willa Brown Aviation
  • Coleman, Bessie; K-12 TLC Guide Bessie Coleman Aviators Who Am I?
  • Cuffe, Paul: K-12 TLC Guide. Paul Cuffe Sierra Leone The Quakers Taxes Naval History
  • Harris, Bernard: K-12 TLC Guide. Bernard Harris Astronauts
  • Henson, Matthew: K-12 TLC Guide. Matthew Henson The North Pole
  • Ikard, Bose: K-12 TLC Guide Bose Ikard Westward Expansion
  • Jemison, Mae: K-12 TLC Guide. Mae Jemison Astronauts Who Am I?
  • McNair, Ronald: K-12 TLC Guide. Ronald McNair Physics Astronauts Who Am I?
  • Williams, Ozzie: K-12 TLC Guide.  Ozzie Williams Manned Space Exploration
  • York, Ben: K-12 TLC Guide. York Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery
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Business Leaders
  • American Business Leaders: K-12 TLC Guide.

  • Browne, William Washington: K-12 TLC Guide. William Washington Browne
  • Forten., James: K-12 TLC Guide.  James Forten Abolition Inventors & Invention
  • Gaston, A.G.: K-12 TLC Guide. A.G. Gaston U.S. Civil Rights Movement
  • Gordy, Berry, Jr: K-12 TLC Guide. Berry Gordy Popular Music Business
  • Graves, Earl, G. Sr.: K-12 TLC Guide. Earl G. Graves Journalism Foods and Nutrition
  • Johnson, Robert Louis: K-12 TLC Guide. Robert Louis Johnson Television Black Entertainment Television
  • Jones, Quincy: K-12 TLC Guide. Quincy Jones Popular Musicians
  • Pace, Harry: K-12 TLC Guide. Harry Pace U.S. Government Jazz
  • Walker, Madam C. J.: K-12 TLC Guide. Madame C.J. Walker Who Am I?
  • Winfrey, Oprah: K-12 TLC Guide. Oprah Winfrey Television Who Am I?
  • Wormley, James: K-12 TLC Guide. James Wormley
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Composers
  • American Composers: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Composers: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Opera: K-12 TLC Guide.

  • Blanchard, Terence: K-12 TLC Guide. Terence Blanchard Jazz Film
  • Bland, James A.: K-12 TLC Guide. James A. Bland Popular Music
  • Burleigh, Harry T.: K-12 TLC Guide. Harry T. Burleigh American Composers Who Am I?
  • Ellington, Duke: K-12 TLC Guide. Duke Ellington Who Am I?
  • Handy, W.C.: K-12 TLC Guide. W.C. Handy Who Am I?
  • Jessye, Eva: K-12 TLC Guide. Eva Jessye
  • Johnson, Francis "Frank": K-12 TLC Guide. Frank Johnson American Composers Musicians African American Performing Artists
  • Joplin, Scott: K-12 TLC Guide. Scott Joplin
  • Monk, Thelonious: K-12 TLC Guide. Theolonious Monk Jazz
  • Razaf, Andy: K-12 TLC Guide. Andy Razaf Jazz Poetry Who Am I?
  • Silver, Horace. Horace Silver American Composers Jazz
  • Still, William Grant: K-12 TLC Guide. William Grant Still
  • Walker, George: K-12 TLC Guide. George Walker 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Music
  • Williams, Mary Lou: K-12 TLC Guide. Mary Lou Williams Jazz
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Mathematicians, Scientists and Inventors
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MIlitary Leaders
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The Notorious
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Performing Artists
  • American Entertainers & Performing Artists: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Filmmakers: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Musicians: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Opera: K-12 TLC Guide.

  • Black Academy of Arts and Letters.

  • Adams, Yolanda: K-12 TLC Guide. Yolanda Adams Gospel Musicians
  • Adderley, Cannonball: K-12 TLC Guide. Florida Performing Artists Jazz Who Am I?
  • Adderley, Nat, National Public Radio. Jazz
  • Ailey, Alvin: K-12 TLC Guide. Alvin Ailey Dance Who Am I?
  • America's 'Sweethearts': An All-Girl Band That Broke Racial Boundaries, National Public Radio.
  • Anderson, Marian: K-12 TLC Guide. Marian Anderson Opera Who Am I?
  • Armstrong, Lil Hardin: K-12 TLC Guide. Lil Hardin Armstrong Jazz
  • Armstrong, Daniel Louis 'Satchmo'. Louis Armstrong Jazz
  • Austin, Lovie: K-12 TLC Guide. Lovie Austin Jazz
  • Bailey, Pearl: K-12 TLC Guide. Pearl Bailey Popular Musicians
  • Basie, William (Count): K-12 TLC Guide. Count Basie Jazz Who Am I?
  • Bechet, Sidney: K-12 TLC Guide. Sidney Bechet Jazz
  • Belafonte, Harry: K-12 TLC Guide. Harry Belafonte Popular Musicians
  • Bergen, Flora Batson: K-12 TLC Guide. Flora Batson Bergen Vocalist
  • Berry, Halle: K-12 TLC Guide. Halle Berry Actors Film Academy Awads
  • Blige, Mary J.: K-12 TLC Guide. Mary J. Blige Popular Musicians
  • Boyer, Horace Clarence: K-12 TLC Guide. Horace Clarence Boyer Gospel Musicians Educators of Note
  • Bradley, Ed: K-12 TLC Guide. Ed Bradley Journalism Television
  • Brown, Ann: K-12 TLC Guide. Anne Brown Porgy & Bess
  • Brown, Clarence "Gatemouth": K-12 TLC Guide. Clarence Gatemouth Brown Jazz Popular Musicians
  • Brown, Ruth: K-12 TLC Guide. Virginia Performing Artists Jazz 1989 Tony Award for Actress in a Musical 1989 Grammy Award for Jazz 1993 Inductee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Bubbles, John: K-12 TLC Guide. John Bubbles Dance
  • Bumbry, Grace: K_12 TLC Guide. Grace Bumbry Opera
  • Burke, Solomon: K-12 TLC Guide. Solomon Burke Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Carroll, Diahann: K-12 TLC Guide. Diahann Carroll Popular Musician Actors
  • Clark, Twinkie: K-12 TLC Guide: Twinkie Clark Gospel Musicians Grammy

  • Cody, Radmilla: K-12 TLC Guide. Ramilla Codyl Folk & Ethnic Musicians
  • Cole, Nat "King": K-12 TLC Guide. Nat King Cole Popular Musicians Jazz
  • Combs, Sean "Puffy": K-12 TLC Guide. Sean Puffy Combs Popular Musicians
  • Cosby, Bill: K-12 TLC Guide. Bill Cosby Actors Television Who Am I?
  • Dandridge, Dorothy: K-12 TLC Guide. Dorothy Dandridge Actors Film
  • Davis, Miles: K-12 TLC Guide. Miles Davis Jazz Trumpeter
  • Davis, Ossie: K-12 TLC Guide. Ossie Davis Actors Film Television Civil Rights Who Am I?
  • Davis, Sammy, Jr.: K-12 TLC Guide. Sammy Davis, Jr. Dance Actors Film Television
  • Dawson, Rosario: K-12 TLC Guide. Rosario Dawson Actors Film Television Latin-American Performing  Artists Native-American Heritage
  • Dee Ruby: K-12 TLC Guide. Ruby Dee Actors Film Television Civil Rights
  • DePriest, James: K-12 TLC Guide. Pennsylvania Performing Artists Classical Music
  • Dixon, Dean: K-12 TLC Guide. Dean Dixon Classical Music
  • Domino, Antoine "Fats": K-12 TLC Guide. Fats Domino Popular Musician
  • Estes, Simon: K-12 TLC Guide. Simon Estes Opera
  • Fisher, Gail: K-12 TLC Guide. Gail Fisher Actors Television
  • Fitzgerald, Ella: K-12 TLC Guide. Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Vocalist Who Am I?
  • Franklin, Aretha: K-12 TLC Guide. Aretha Franklin Popular Musican Who Am I?
  • Gillespie, Dizzy: K-12 TLC Guide. Dizzy Gillespie Jazz
  • Goldberg, Whoopi: K-12 TLC Guide. Whoopi Goldberg Actors Film 1990 Academy Award for Ghost Who Am I?
  • Gordy, Berry, Jr: K-12 TLC Guide. Berry Gordy Popular Music Business & Economics
  • Graves, Denyce: K-12 TLC Guide. Denyce Graves Opera
  • Graves, Teresa: K-12 TLC Guide. Teresa Graves Actors
  • Green, Al: K-12 TLC Guide. Al Green Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Greenfield, Elizabeth Taylor: K-12 TLC Guide. Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield Musicians and Performing Artists
  • Greer, Sonny: K-12 TLC Guide. William Alexander Jazz Musicians
  • Harrison, Wilbert: K-12 TLC Guide. Wilbert Harrison Popular Music
  • Havens, Richie: K-12 TLC Guide. Richie Havens Folk Musicians
  • Hayes, Isaac. Isaac Hayes Popular Musicians
  • Hobson Pilot, Ann: K-12 TLC Guide. Ann Hobson Pilot Classical Musicians Who Am I?
  • Holiday, Billie: K-12 TLC Guide. Billie Holiday Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Holland, Dave, National Public Radio. Jazz
  • Hooker, John Lee: K-12 TLC Guide. John Lee Hooker Jazz
  • Horne, Lena: K-12 TLC Guide. Lena Horne Popular Musicians
  • Houston, Whitney: K-12 TLC Guide. Whitney Houston Popular Musicians
  • Hubbard, Freddie: K-12 TLC Guide. Freddie Hubbard Jazz Grammy
  • Ingram, Rex: K_12 TLC Guide. Rex Ingram Actors Film
  • Jackson, Janet: K-12 TLC Guide. Janet Jackson Popular Musicians
  • Jackson, Mahalia: K-12 TLC Guide. Mahalia Jackson Gospel Musicians
  • Jackson, Michael: K-12 TLC Guide. Janet Jackson Popular Musicians
  • Jackson, Samuel L.: K-12 TLC. Samuel L. Jackson Actors Film
  • James, Etta: K-12 TLC Guide. Etta James Popular Musicians
  • Johnson, Francis "Frank": K-12 TLC Guide. Frank Johnson American Composers Musicians African American Performing Artists
  • Johnson, James P.: K-12 TLC Guide. James P. Johnson Jazz Musicians
  • Jones, Star: K-12 TLC Guide. Star Jones American Performing Artists
  • Jordan, Louis: K-12 TLC Guide. Louis Jordan Jazz
  • Khan, Chaka: K-12 TLC Guide. Chaka Khan Popular Musicians
  • King, B.B.: K-12 TLC Guide. B.B. King Jazz & Blues Who Am I?
  • Kitt, Eartha: K-12 TLC Guide: Eartha Kitt Popular Musicians American Performing Artists Batman Emmy Awards
  • LaBelle, Patti: K-12 TLC Guide. Queen Latifah Popular Musicians
  • Latifah, Queen: K-12 TLC Guide. Queen Latifah Rap Musicians Actors Film Television
  • Lee, Spike: K-12 TLC Guide. Spike Lee Actors Film Makers Who Am I?
  • Lincoln, Abbey: K-12 TLC Guide. Melba Liston Jazz
  • Liston, Melba: K-12 TLC Guide. Melba Liston Jazz Musicians
  • Long, Nia: K-12 TLC Guide. Nia Long Actors Film Television
  • The Marsalis Family: K-12 TLC Guide: The Marsalis Family Jazz
    • Marsalis Branford: K-12 TLC Guide. Popular Musicians
    • Marsalis, Ellis: K-12 TLC Guide. Ellis Marsalis Education Jazz
    • Marsalis, Wynton: K-12 TLC Guide. Wynton Marsalis Popular Musicians

  • Martin, Roberta: K-12 TLC Guide. Roberta Martin Gospel Musicians
  • Mathis, Johnny: K-12 TLC Guide. Johnny Mathis Popular Musicians
  • McBride, Christian: K-12 TLC Guide. Christian McBride Jazz Who Am I?
  • McFerrin, Bobby: K-12 TLC Guide. Bobby McFerrin Popular Musicians Winner of 10 Grammy Awards
  • McPhatter, Clyde: K-12 TLC Guide. Clyde McPhatter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • McShann, Jay: K-12 TLC Guide. Jay McShann Jazz
  • Mingus, Charles: K-12 TLC Guide. Charles Mingus Jazz
  • Morehouse College Glee Club, National Public Radio.
  • Murphy, Eddie: K-12 TLC Guide. Eddie Murphy Actors Film Television
  • Nance, Ray: K-12 TLC Guide. Ray Nance Jazz
  • Neville, Aaron: K-12 TLC Guide. Popular Vocalist
  • Norman, Jessye: K-12 TLC Guide. Jessye Norman Opera
  • Odetta: K-12 TLC Guide. Odetta Folk Musicians Human Rights/Civil Rights
  • Oliver, King: K-12 TLC Guide. King Oliver Jazz
  • Oliver, Sy: K-12 TLC Guide. Sy Oliver Popular Musicians Jazz
  • Owens, Eric, National Public Radio. Opera
  • Pendergrass, Teddy: K-12 TLC Guide: Teddy Pendergrass Popular Musicians Special Needs Education
  • Poitier, Sidney: K-12 TLC Guide. Sidney Poitier Actor Film Academy Award
  • Price, Leontyne: K-12 TLC Guide. Leontyne Price Opera
  • Price, Sammy: K-12 TLC Guide. Sammy Price Popular Musicians Jazz
  • Prophet, Elizabeth: K-12 TLC Guide. Elizabeth Prophet American Artists
  • Pulliam, Keshia Knight: K-12 TLC Guide. Keshia Knight Pulliam Actors Bill Cosby
  • Randolph, Amanda: K-12 TLC Guide. Amanda Randolph Actors Film Television
  • Redding, Otis: K-12 TLC Guide. Otis Redding Popular Musicians
  • Robeson, Paul: K-12 TLC Guide. Paul Robeson Actors Stage & Theater College Football Hall of Fame Who Am I?
  • Roker, Al: K-12 TLC Guide. Al Roker Television
  • Ross, Diana: K-12 TLC Guide. Diana Ross Popular Vocalist
  • Ruffin, Jimmy: K-12 TLC Guide. Jimmy Ruffin Popular Musician
  • St. Cyr, Johnny: K-12 TLC Guide. Johnnie St. Cyr Jazz
  • Sanabria, Bobby: K-12 TLC Guide. Bobby Sanabria Jazz Latin-American Performing Artists
  • Sands, Diana: K-12 TLC Guide. Diana Sands Actors
  • Shaw, Bernard: K-12 TLC Guide. Bernard Shaw Journalism Television
  • Simone, Nina: K-12 TLC Guide. Nina Simone Popular Musicians American Women Performing Artists
  • Smalls, Biggie Smalls, National Public Radio.
  • Smith, Bessie: K-12 TLC Guide. Bessie Smith Jazz Who Am I?
  • Smith, Clarence "Pine Top": K-12 TLC Guide. Clarence Popular Musicians
  • Smith, Mamie: K-12 TLC Guide. Mamie Smith Blues
  • Smith, Will: K-12 TLC Guide. Will Smith Television Popular Musicians Film
  • Spalding, Esperanza: K-12 TLC Guide. Esperanza spalding Jazz Latin-American Performing Artists
  • Staples, Mavis, National Public Radio. Popular Musicians
  • Stitt, Sonny: K-12 TLC Guide. Sonny Stitt Jazz
  • Stone, Sly: K-12 TLC Guide. Sly Stone Popular Musicians Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

  • Summer, Donna: K-12 TLC Guide. Donna Summer Disco Music
  • Tharpe, Rosetta: K-12 TLC Guide. Rosetta Tharpe Gospel Musicians
  • Thomas, Irma: K-12 TLC Guide. Irma Thomas Popular Musicians
  • Tyner, McCoy: K-12 TLC Guide: McCoy Tyner Jazz and Blues
  • Tyson, Cicely: K-12 TLC Guide. Cicely Tyson Actors Television Film
  • Uggams, Leslie: K-12 TLC Guide. Leslie Uggams Popular Musicians Actors 1968 Tony Award for Best Actress Emmy Award Winner
  • Van Peebles, Melvin: K-12 TLC Guide. Melvin Van Peebles Actors Film
  • Vandross, Luther: K-12 TLC Guide. Luther Vandross Popular Musicians Winner of Multiple Grammys
  • Vaughan, Sarah: K-12 TLC Guide. Saraj Vaughan Who Am I?
  • Walker, T-bone: K-12 TLC Guide: T-bone Walker Jazz Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Warner, Malcolm-Jamal: K-12 TLC Guide. Malcolm-Jamal Warner Television Actors
  • Warwick, Dionne: K-12 TLC Guide. Dionne Warwick Popular Musician
  • Williams, Joe: K-12 TLC Guide. Joe Williams Popular Vocalist
  • Williams, Marion: K-12 TLC Guide. Marion Williams Gospel Musicians
  • Williams, Mary Lou: K-12 TLC Guide. Mary Lou Williams Jazz American Composers
  • Wilson, Jackie: K-12 TLC Guide. Jackie Wilson Rock and Roll Hall of Fame African American Performing Artists
  • Wilson, Shanice: K-12 TLC Guide. Shanice Wilson Popular Musicians
  • Winfrey, Oprah: K-12 TLC Guide. Oprah Winfrey Television Business Who Am I?
  • Withers, Bill: K-12 TLC Guide. Bill Withers Popular Musicians
  • Womack, Bobby: K-12 TLC Guide. Bobby Womack Popular Musicians Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Wonder, Stevie: K-12 TLC Guide. Stevie Wonder Rock and Roll Hall of Fame American Composers and Songwriters Blindness
  • Young, Lester: K-12 TLC Guide. Lester Young Jazz Popular Musicians
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Political and Social Leaders
  • Congressional Black Caucus: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • American Political Leaders: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • American Social Leaders: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Politics: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • United States Government: K-12 TLC Guide.

  • Abernathy, Ralph: K-12 TLC Guide. Ralph Abernathy Human Rights/Civil Rights Who Am I?
  • Adams, Charles P.: K-12 TLC Guide. Charles P. Adams Educators of Note
  • Alexander, Sadie. Pennsylvania Political and Social Leaders Law and Legal Resources Human Rights/Civil Rights
  • Allen, Richard: K-12 TLC Guide. Richard Allen Religious Leaders
  • Allensworth, Josephine: K-12 TLC Guide. Josephine Allensworth Educators
  • Armstrong, James: K-12 TLC Guide. James Armstrong American Civil Rights Movement
  • Baker, Ella Josephine: K-12 TLC Guide. Ella  J. Baker American Civil Rights Movement
  • Bates, Daisy: K-12 TLC Guide. Daisy Bates American Civil Rights
  • Bethune, Mary McLeod: K-12 TLC Guide. Mary McLeod Bethune Educators of Note
  • Bond, Julian: K-12 TLC Guide. Julian Bond U.S. Civil Rights Movement
  • Bouchet, Edward: K-12 TLC Guide. Edward Bouchet Science Education
  • Braun, Carol Moseley: K-12 TLC Guide. Carol Moseley Braun U.S. Senate Politics and Elections
  • Bridges, Ruby: K-12 TLC Guide. Ruby Bridges New Orleans U.S. Civil Rights Movement
  • Brooke, Edward William: K-12 TLC Guide. Edward William Brooke U.S. Senator
  • Brown, Hallie Quinn: K-12 TLC Guide. Hallie Quinn Brown Educators of Note Women's Rights
  • Brown, Lillie: K-12 TLC Guide. Lillie Brown U.S. Civil Rights Movement
  • Bunche, Ralph: K-12 TLC Guide. Ralphe Bunche Nobel Laureate United Nations
  • Butler, Selena Sloan: K-12 TLC Guide. Selena Sloan Butler Education
  • Cary, Mary Ann Shadd: K-12 TLC Guide. Mary Ann Cary Shadd Canadian Social Leaders Education Journalism The Underground Railroad Who Am I?
  • Chisholm, Shirley: K-12 TLC Guide. Who Am I?
  • Clark, Septima Poinsette: K-12 TLC Guide. Septima Poinsette Clark Civil Rights/Human Rights
  • Cleaver, Eldridge: K-12 TLC Guide. Eldridge Cleaver U.S. Civil Rights Movement American Authors Who Am I?
  • Cole, Johnetta: K-12 TLC Guide. Johnetta Cole Education
  • Colvin, Claudette: K-12 TLC Guide. Claudette Colvin U.S. Civil Rights Movement African American Political and Social Leaders
  • Crummell, Alexander, Religion Human Rights/Civil Rights
    The Internet African American History Challenge.
  • Cuffe, Paul: K-12 TLC Guide. Paul Cuffe Sierra Leone The Quakers Taxes Naval History
  • Davis, Ossie: K-12 TLC Guide. Ossie Davis Actors Film Television Civil Rights Who Am I?
  • Dee Ruby: K-12 TLC Guide. Ruby Dee Actors Film Television Civil Rights
  • Delany, Martin R.: K-12 TLC Guide. Martin Delany Slavery Human Rights/Civil Rights Journalism
  • Dodson, Shireen: K-12 TLC Guide. Shireen Dodson Child Advocacy Children's Literature
  • Douglass, Frederick: K-12 TLC Guide. Maryland's Political and Social Leaders Slavery Human Rights/Civil Rights Journalism Who Am I?
  • DuBois, W.E.B.: K-12 TLC Guide. W.E.B. DuBois American Authors Civil Rights Who Am I?
  • Dudley, Charles A(rthur) Jr.: K-12 TLC Guide. Charles A. Dudley Civil Rights
  • Dymally, Mervyn M.: K-12 TLC Guide. Mervyn M. Dymally Education American Authors U.S. Congress
  • Evers, Charles: K-12 TLC Guide. Charles Evers
  • Evers-Williams, Myrlie: K-12 TLC Guide Myrlie Evers-Williams U.S. Civil Rights Activist NAACP
  • Farmer, James: K-12 TLC Guide. James Farmer Civil Rights/Human Rights
  • Fisher, Ada Lois Sipuel: K-12 TLC Guide. Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Law & Legal Resources Women Civil Rights/Human Rights Movement
  • Franklin, Shirley: K-12 TLC Guide. Shirley Franklin Atlanta, Georgia Politics & Elections American Women in Politics
  • Garnet, Henry Highland, Maryland Political & Social Leaders Human Rights/Civil Rights
    The Internet African American History Challenge.
  • Garvey, Marcus, PBS. Jamaica Human Rights/Civil Rights
  • Gaston, A.G.: K-12 TLC Guide. A.G. Gaston African-Amrican Political and Social Leaders U.S. Civil Rights Movement
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.: K-12 TLC Guide. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Education Who Am I?
  • Gordon, Nora: K-12 TLC Guide. Africa Nora Gordon Religion
  • Gray, William H. III: K-12 TLC Guide. William H. Gray III Pennsylvania Political Leaders U.S. Congress
  • Gregory, Dick: K-12 TLC Guide. Dick Gregory Actors Human Rights/Civil Rights
  • Gregory, Wilton: K-12 TLC Guide. Wilton Gregory Catholicism
  • Hamer, Fannie Lou: K-12 TLC Guide. Fannie Lou Hamer U.S. Civil Rights
  • Harris, Patricia Roberts: K-12 TLC Guide. Patricia Roberts Harris U.S. Government Politics Who Am I?
  • Hatcher, Richard: K-12 TLC Guide. Richard Hatcher
  • Height, Dorothy: K-12 TLC Guide, Dorothy Height Human Rights
  • Hill, Oliver: K-12 TLC Guide. Oliver Hill Civil Rights/Human Rights Brown v. Board of Education
  • Holder, Eric: K-12 TLC Guide. Eric Holder President Barack Obama U.S. Attorney General
  • Hooks, Benjamin: K-12 TLC Guide. Benjamin Hooks U.S. Civil Rights Movement
  • Hope, Lugenia Burns: K-12 TLC Guide. Lugenia Burns Hope Civil Rights
  • Houston, Charles: K-12 TLC Guide. Charles Houston Civil Rights Law & Legal Resources
  • Jackson, Jesse: K-12 TLC Guide. Jesse Jackson Religion Politics Who Am I?
  • Johnson, Mordecai: K_12 TLC Guide. Mordecai Johnson Educators of Note U.S. Civil Rights Movement
  • Jordan, Barbara: K-12 TLC Guide. Barbara Jordan U.S. Congress Politics Who Am I?
  • King, Coretta Scott: K-12 TLC Guide. Coretta Scott King Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil Rights/Human Rights
  • King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr.: K-12 TLC Guide. Georgia's Political & Social Leaders Religion Human Rights/Civil Rights
  • Langston, John Mercer, The Internet African American History Challenge. Politics U.S. Government
  • Leland, Mickey: K-12 TLC Guide. Mickey Leland Human Rights Earth & Enviroinmental Science
  • Lewis, John R.: K-12 TLC Guide: John Lewis Georgia Political and Social Leaders Civil Rights/Human Rights U.S. House of Representatives
  • Lowery, Joseph: K-12 TLC Guide. Joseph Lowery Religious Leaders
  • Lynch, John R.: K-12 TLC Guide. John R. Lynch Mississippi United States Congress
  • Malcolm X: K-12 TLC Guide. Malcolm X Human Rights/Civil Rights
  • Marshall, Harriett Gibbs: K-12 TLC Guide. Harriet Gibbs Marshall Musician Noted Educator
  • Marable, Manning, National Public Radio. Educators of Note
  • Marshall, Thurgood: K-12 TLC Guide. Thurgood Marshall Law & Legal Resources U.S. Supreme Court Who Am I?
  • Menard, John Willis: K-12 TLC Guide. John Willis Menard U.S. Congress
  • Meredith, James: K-12 TLC Guide. James Meredith Education American Civil Rights Movement
  • Mfume, Kweisi: K-12 TLC Guide. Kweisi Mfume Civil Rights/Human Right
  • Moseley Braun, Carol: K-12 TLC Guide. Carol Moseley Braun U.S. Senate Politics and Elections
  • Muhammad, Elijah: K-12 TLC Guide. Elijah Muhammad Islam U.S. Civil Rights
  • Murray, Pauli: K-12 TLC Guide. Pauli Murray Poetry Law & Legal Resources
  • Newton, Huey P.: K-12 TLC Guide. Huey P. Newton U.S. Civil Rights Movement
  • Obama, Barack: K-12 TLC Guide. Hawaiian Political and Social Leaders Illinois Political and Social Leaders 2008 Presidential Election U.S. Senate
  • Paris, Malinda, Michigan Historical Center. Michigan Slavery The Underground Railroad
  • Parks, Rosa: K-12 TLC Guide. Gordon Parks U.S. Civil Rights Movement Who Am I?
  • Payne, Daniel A.: K-12 TLC Guide. David A. Payne Religion Educators of Note
  • Pierce, Samuel, Jr.. Samuel Pierce Jr. President Ronald Reagan U.S. Government
  • Plessy, Homer: K-12 TLC Guide. Homery Plessy U.S. Civil Rights Law and Legal Resources PLESSY V. FERGUSON
  • Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr.: K-12 TLC Guide. Adam Clayton Powell New York City Political Leaders U.S. Congress Religious Leaders & Theologians
  • Powell, Adam Clayton, Sr. Adam Clayton Powell, Sr. Religion
  • Powell, Colin: K-12 TLC Guide. Colin Powell Noted American Military Leaders Statesman Who Am I?
  • Prillerman, Byrd: K-12 TLC Guide. Byrd Pillerman Educators of Note Religion
  • Rains, Horace: K-12 TLC Guide. Horace Rains Health Care Human Rights/Civil Rights
  • Randolph, Asa Philip, Encyclopedia.com. Florida Political and Social Leaders Labor and Labor Day
  • Ransier, Alonzo, Jacob: K-12 TLC Guide Alonzo Jacob Ransier U.S. Congress
  • Ray, Charlotte E.: K-12 TLC Guide. Charlotte E. Ray Law and Legal Resources Women
  • Remond, Charles: K-12 TLC Guide. Charles Remond Slavery and Abolition Human Rights/Civil Rights
  • Revels, Hiram Rhodes: K-12 TLC Guide. Hiram Rhodes Revels United States Senator
  • Rice, Condoleezza: K-12 TLC Guide. Condoleezza Rice Stateswoman George W. Bush Who Am I?
  • Roberts, Joseph Jenkins (J.J.): K-12 TLC Guide. Liberia J.J. Roberts
  • Russell, Alfred: K-12 TLC. Liberia Alfred Russell
  • Russwurm, John Brown: K-12 TLC Guide. John Brown Russwurm Liberia Journalism
  • Rustin, Bayard: K-12 TLC Guide. Bayard Rustin U.S. Civil Rights Activist
  • Sampson, Edith Spurlock: K-12 TLC Guide. Edith Spurlock Sampson Law & Legal Resources The United Nations
  • Savage, Gus: K-12 TLC Guide. Gus Savage U.S. Congress
  • Schomburg, Arthur A.: K-12 TLC Guide. Arthur A. Schomburg Latin-American Heritage
  • Shabazz, Betty: K-12 TLC Guide. Betty Shabazz Human Rights/Civil Rights Malcolm X Who Am I?
  • Shadd, Mary Ann: K-12 TLC Guide. Mary Ann Cary Shadd Canadian Social Leaders Education Journalism The Underground Railroad
  • Sharpton, Al, National Public Radio: 3/22/00 (audio: 6:00). Politician
  • Smith, Amanda Berry: K-12 TLC Guide. Amanda Smith Berry Religious Leaders and Theologians
  • Stokes, Louis: K-12 TLC Guide. Louis Stokes U.S. Congress
  • Sullivan, Leon: K-12 TLC Guide. Leon Sullivan U.S. Civil Rights Who Am I?
  • Tate, Mary Magdalena Lewis: K-12 TLC Guide. Mary Magdalena Lewis Tate Religious Leaders
  • Thomas, Clarence: K-12 TLC Guide. Clarence Thomas President George H.W. Bush U.S. Supreme Court
  • Truth, Sojourner: K-12 TLC Guide. Sojourner Truth Human Rights/Civil Rights Who Am I?
  • Tubman, Harriet: K-12 TLC Guide. Harriet Tubman Human Rights/Civil Rights The Underground Railroad Who Am I?
  • Turner, Henry McNeal, The Internet African American History Challenge. Religion & Theology
  • Tuskegee Airmen: K-12 TLC Guide. Aviation History World War II
  • Tuttle, Elbert. National Public Radio American Civil Rights Movement Law
  • Walker, David: K-12 TLC Guide. David Walker Abolition David Walker's Appeal
  • Washington, Booker T.: K-12 TLC Guide. Booker T. Washington Educators of Note Who Am I?
  • Washington, Margaret Murray: K-12 TLC Guide. Margaret Murray Washington Booker T. Washington Education
  • Wells-Barnett, Ida B.: K-12 TLC Guide. Ida B. Wells-Barnett Journalism Civil Rights Who Am I?
  • Wilder, Douglas: K-12 TLC Guide. Douglas Wilder Politics and Elections
  • Wilkins, Roy: K-12 TLC Guide. Roy Wilkins Civil Rights Who Am I?
  • Williams, Fannie Barrier: K-12 TLC Guide. Fannie Barrier Williams Civil Rights/Human Rights
  • Williams, Hosea: K-12 TLC Guide. Hosea Williams Human Rights/Civil Rights
  • Wilson, William Julius: K-12 TLC Guide. William Julius Wilson Education
  • Winfrey, Oprah: K-12 TLC Guide. Oprah Winfrey Television Business Who Am I?
  • Malcolm X: K-12 TLC Guide. Malcolm X Human Rights/Civil Rights
  • Young, Andrew: K-12 TLC Guide. Andrew Young Statesman President Jimmy Carter United Nations Who Am I?
  • Young, Coleman: K-12 TLC Guide. Coleman Young Detroit Political and Social Leaders Politics Human Rights/Civil Rights
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Sports Figures
  • American Sports Figures: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Negro League Baseball: K-12 TLC Guide.

  • National Public Radio:
  • Ali, Muhammad: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Ashe, Arthur: K-12 TLC Guide. Arthur Ashe Tennis Hall of Fame Who Am I?
  • Bell, James "Cool Papa": K-12 TLC Guide. Cool Papa Bell Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Brown, Jim: K-12 TLC Guide. Jim Brown Football Hall of Fame
  • Campanella, Roy: K-12 TLC Guide. Roy Campanella Baseball Special Education
  • Chamberlain, Wilt: K-12 TLC Guide. Wilt Chamberlain Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Cheeseborough, Chandra: K-12 TLC Guide. Chandra Cheeseborough Track and Field Hall of Fame Olympic Games
  • Davis, Ernie: K-12 TLC Guide. Ernie Davis College Football Hall of Fame Awarded the 1961 Heisman Trophy
  • Davis, Shani: K-12 TLC Guide. Shani Davis Speedskating 2006 Winter Olympics 2010 Winter Olympics
  • Erving, Julius: K-12 TLC Guide. Julius Erving Basketball Hall of Fame Who Am I?
  • Flowers, Theodore "Tiger": K-12 TLC Guide. Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers Boxing
  • Foreman, George: K-12 TLC Guide. George Foreman Boxing Hall of Fame
  • Foster, Andrew "Rube": K-12 TLC Guide. Texas Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame Who Am I?
  • Frazier, Joe: K-12 TLC Guide. Joe Frazier International Boxing Hall of Fame
  • Garrison, Zina: K-12 TLC. Zina Garrison Tennis
  • Gibson, Althea: K-12 TLC Guide. South Carolina's Sports Figures Tennis Hall of Fame Who Am I?
  • Griffith Joyner, Florence: K-12 TLC Guide. Florence Griffith Joyner Olympic Games Track and Field Hall of Fame
  • Griffith, Yolanda: K-12 TLC Guide. Chicago Sports Figures Basketball
  • James, LeBron: K-12 TLC Guide. LeBron James Basketball
  • Johnson, Ervin (Magic): K-12 TLC Guide. Magic Johnson AIDS Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Johnson, Rafer (Lewis): K-12 TLC Guide. Rafer Johnson Track & Field Hall of Fame The Olympic Games

  • Jordan, Michael: K-12 TLC Guide. Michael Jordan Basketball Who Am I?
  • Kersee, Jackie Joyner: K-12 TLC Guide. Jackie Joyner-Kersee Track and Field Hall of Fame The Olympic Games Who Am I?
  • King, Don: K-12 TLC Guide. Don King Boxing
  • Leonard, Buck: K-12 TLC Guide. Buck Leonard Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Lew, Harry ("Bucky") Haskell: K-12 TLC Guide. Harry Haskell Lew Basketball African American Sports Figures
  • Louis, Joe: K-12 TLC Guide. Joe Louis Boxing Hall of Fame
  • Manley, Effa: K-12 TLC Guide. Effa Manley Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Mays, Willie: K-12 TLC Guide. Willie Mays Baseball Hall of Fame
  • McCovey, Willie: K-12 TLC Guide. Willie McCovey Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Mourning, Alonzo: K-12 TLC Guide. Alonzo Mourning Basketball
  • Owens, Jesse: K-12 TLC Guide. Jesse Owens Track & Field The Olympic Games Who Am I?
  • Patterson, Floyd: K-12 TLC Guide. Floyd Patterson Boxing Hall of Fame
  • Payton, Walter: K-12 TLC Guide. Walter Payton Football Hall of Fame Who Am I?
  • Pickett, Bill: K-12 TLC Guide. Bill Pickett Rodeo
  • Robeson, Paul: K-12 TLC Guide. Paul Robeson Actors Stage & Theater College Football Hall of Fame Who Am I?
  • Robinson, Eddie: K-12 TLC Guide. Eddie Robinson College Football Hall of Fame
  • Robinson, Glen: K-12 TLC Guide. Glen Robinson Basketball
  • Robinson, Jackie: K-12 TLC Guide. Jackie Robinson Baseball Hall of Fame Who Am I?
  • Robinson, Sugar Ray: K-12 TLC Guide: Sugar Ray Robinson Boxing Roll Hall of Fame
  • Rudolph, Wilma: K-12 TLC Guide. Wilma Rudolph Track & Field Hall of Fame 1960 Summer Olympic Games
  • Russell, Bill: K-12 TLC Guide. Bill Russell Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Shell, Art: K-12 TLC Guide. Art Shell Professional Football Hall of Fame
  • Still, Valerie: K-12 TLC Guide Valerie Still Basketball
  • Stringer, C. Vivian: K-12 TLC Guide. C. Vivian Stringer Basketball Coach
  • Swoopes, Sheryl: K-12 TLC Guide. Sheryl Swoopes Basketball
  • Taylor, Major: K_12 TLC Guide. Major Taylor Bicycling
  • Tyus, Wyomia: K-12 TLC Guide. Wyomia Tyus Track & Field Olympic Games
  • Wilkens, Lenny: K-12 TLC Guide. Lenny Wilkens Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Wilkins, Dominique: K-12 TLC Guide. Dominique Wilkins
  • Williams, Serena: K-12 TLC Guide. Serena Williams Tennis Who Am I?
  • Williams, Venus: K-12 TLC Guide. Venus Williams Tennis Who Am I?
  • Winfield, Dave: K-12 TLC Guide. Dave Winfield Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Woods, Tiger: K-12 TLC Guide. Tiger Woods Golf Who Am I?
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