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biography-center     View
A searchable biographical directory of famous/infamous people. You can browse by category, alphabetical order, highest rated or by most popular. This site indexes and provides links to biographies available from other Web sites.

The Mark Twain House & Museum     View
This home in Hartford, Connecticut, was built by author Mark Twain in the 1870s. The site features a virtual tour of this restored 19-room Victorian mansion, an illustrated biography and timeline, and a description of major works. Also includes infor ...

The Quotations and Sayings Database     View
"A search portal for finding literary quotations and sayings from all the best databases on the internet."

Dead or Alive?     View
This site tracks whether famous people are still alive or not. As of May 16, 2009 this website lists 7807 famous and semi-famous people from various walks of life - entertainment, politics, sports, music, law, ... and others.

Entertainment Podcasts @     View
"Whether you're interested in science fiction, movies, gaming, or gossip, it's all here and ready for your attention."

Hall of Black Achievement Gallery     View
This list of black leaders includes page-length biographies, audio clips, and large and small portraits. Browsable alphabetically or chronologically. From Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts.

The Internet African American History Challenge     View
This site has brief profiles of several important 19th-century black Americans and a short interactive quiz based on the material presented. Created by an African American Baptist minister.

African American Lives 2     View
This companion website to a PBS series about African American heritage "provides information about the series, background on the research, scholarship, and science, and resources for people to learn more about their own family history and geneal ...

African Americans: FAQs     View
Answers with citations to 11 frequently asked questions about African Americans. Questions include who was the first African American to be nominated as a presidential candidate ("Frederick Douglass (1817-1895) was nominated for the United State ...

Famous Firsts by African Americans     View
List of firsts by African Americans, such as "the first African-American billionaire, combat pilot, Nobel Prize winner, poet laureate, Oscar winner, and Miss America." Browse list by category such as government (such as Barack Obama, first ...



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