African-American Studies: Biography

Resources that Cover Living Persons as Well as Deceased Persons

Gale Biography in Context    (Gale)
"... offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it’s continuously updated to ensure that students have access to the very latest information."

African American National Biography may be searched in Oxford African American studies center

Black women in America 2nd ed.  (Oxford University Press)
may also be cross searched with other resources in Oxford African American studies center

Dictionary of literary biography complete online  (Gale Cengage Learning) ([Distributed by] ProQuest)
Wide-ranging collections of information for conducting genealogical and local history research. Includes: digitized images of the United States Federal Census from 1790 forward; the American Genealogical Biographical Index; Passenger and Immigration Lists Index; United Kingdom and United States Directories 1680-1830; court, land, and probate records; and many other resources.

Resources Covering Deceased Persons Only