Black History

Jump-start Your Research

This small, highly selective set of articles is recommended by Oxford editors to help students get started doing research in this massive biography collection and The Oxford Companion to United States History encyclopedia content that supports it. Browse the list or start with an overview article and follow the links.

    
     
       
     
      
      

 

Overview/Background Articles 

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Business and Industry

Black Leaders and Civil Rights Activists 

Science/Technology/Invention

Music and Other Performing Arts