Portal To Afrotexan History
Slavery Reconstruction Latter 19th Century 20th Century Notables Books
General Resources  
African American Topics from the Handbook of Texas Online
African American Bios Handbook of Texas Online
The Negro in Texas History 
Texas Black History
Texas Tides African Americans
Texas Escapes Online Magazine Texas Black History.
The African-American Texans
African-Americans in Texas African American Texas  Message Board
Handbook of Texas Online: African Americans in Texas 
Texas African American Griots

Texas Historical Commission

All God's Children Got Wings
A Guide to the Black Texas Women Archive
Shackles on my Feet 
When Freedom Cried Out 
Freedmens Bureau Online - Texas 
The Union League of Texas
Assistant Commissioner - Edgar M Gregory  
Texas Freedmen's Towns
Forever Free 19th Century African-American Legislators and Delegates
African American politicians in Texas
The Jackson Davis Collection Texas
Historically Black Colleges In Texas
Texas NAACP: History
Separated at birth, united in faith
Timeline of African-American Baptist ministry in Texas
African American Cemeteries Online
WPA Life Histories


Isaiah Benjamin Scott 

In 1904 Scott  became the first and only black Methodist Episcopal missionary bishop chosen without racial designation by a General Conference in the United States.




In the 1530's, Estevanico was the first African-born slave to traverse Texas.

William (Will, Bill) Pickett

William (Will, Bill) Pickett, rodeo cowboy. In 1972 Pickett became the first black honoree in the National Rodeo Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City. In 1989, he was also enshrined in the Prorodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy at Colorado Springs, Colorado.