Anthony Bowen, who purchased his own freedom from slavery in Maryland, founded the first YMCA chapter for Black Americans in This was one of the first organizations for Black Americans. Bowen was an abolitionist and advised President Lincoln to.
NASA's first African-American manager. Dorothy Johnson Vaughan was an African American mathematician who worked at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor agency to NASA. Prior to arriving at NACA's Langley Mem
Sheila Johnson - Born: January 1949 (age African American female billionaire entrepreneur who co-founded Black Entertainment Television (BET) in 1979 and is part-owner of the three sports teams in the NHL, NBA and the WNBA.
She is kind of amazing---Beth Brown PH.D was an Astrophysicist in the Sciences and Exploration Directorate at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. She was the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate in Astronomy from the University of Michigan.
Today in Black History, - Thelma Johnson Streat was the first African American woman to have a painting exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, in For more info, check out today's notes!
Do you know who all of these great women are? L-R: Stephanie Wilson (NASA Astronaut), Joan Higginbotham (NASA Astronaut), Mae Jemison (NASA Astronaut), Yvonne Cagle (NASA Astronaut), Sharon McDougle (Spacesuit Team Manager).