The Registry by Categories

African American Registry’s website is divided into twelve subjects for text articles with three additional subjects for media (video and podcast). The subjects show the wide range of lifestyles through the Black experience. Search any of our subjects for text articles: Education, Activist/abolitionist, Film/TV, Music, Episodes, Theater/the Arts, Literature, Science/Medicine, Politics/Law/Military, Business, Sports/Outdoors, and Religion. Our three added media subjects are: Culture, Youth Views and Heritage.

  • Activist and Abolitionist were men and women who fought against African slavery and for black equality in America since the Civil War.

  • This category includes blacks in finance, engineers, journalist, architects, inventors or own companies; work in corporate settlings and more.

  • Features Black educators, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), Black faculties, teachers, professors, Black fraternities and sororities. Presented are biographies of men and women, some uneducated, with H.S. diplomas, Bachelor degrees, master?s degrees, and PhD's who became scholars, administrators, superintendents and leaders.

  • Events in the American Black experience that include people, places, items, and timelines.

  • Black actors, directors, producers, and writers within the industry.

  • Blacks who influence the written word, novelist, poets, playwrights, etc.

  • Composers, musicians, and singers who have contributed to this Black genre.

  • Those who shape Black history as elected officials, the military, lawyers, judges, and more.

  • Ministers, bishops, priest, etc. men, women, institutions, and organizations of spirituality in America through the Black experience.

  • This category includes blacks in all sciences; medicine, technology, health, physics, psychology, agronomy, environment, research and more.

  • Explorers, athletes, astronauts, organizations, events, and people working in the lifestyles that require mental and physical exertion.

  • Those who serve as Black examples in dance, painting, sculptor, stage performance, and more.