Self-described as "a moving look at the influential and infamous author who changed American literature." The site is mainly a promotional site for the PBS full-length documentary about Richard Wright, but includes helpful information about Wright's life.
An example essay written about Black Boy. Although this essay is very simplistic and dives only into a surface level analysis, it may give students a good idea of what the important points in the novel are as well as some good quotes to use in an essay. Beware of plagiarism! The site also has information on citations.