This NASA engineer invented the Super Soaker: Lonnie G. Johnson | African American Inventors | Scholastic.com
First African-American woman to achieve rank of major general in U.S. Army inspires many
Carl Maxie Brashear was the first African American to become a U.S. Navy Master Diver, rising to the position in 1970. Service/branch United States Navy Years of service 1948-1979
The wonderful Henrietta Lacks When I saw this I immediately thought of my younger sister who will be starting Medical School in the Fall!!!! Thanks for paving the way Ms Lacks!
Anthony Bowen founded the first African American YMCA in 1853.
Clarence “Skip” Ellis was the first African-American to earn a PhD in Computer Science. He helped develop the concept of clicking icons which lead to the development of user friendly operating systems such as Windows or Mac. Most computer users, even highly proficient users, would not be able to operate their computer without this simple concept. Thank you, sir!
You won't hear of this brother not even in your university.. or perhaps, maybe... our people are not known, because the truth hurts that it was us who built the modern world.. gave the world languages, sciences, medicine, astronomy.. AIN'T NO GREEK FAN B
Vivien Thomas, African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the 1940s. Thomas was also offered the position of Chief of Surgery at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins in 1941.
Janet Emerson Bashen is the first African American female to hold a patent for a software invention. Her software, LinkLine, is a web-based application for EEO claims intake and tracking, claims management, document management and numerous reports. Ms. Bashen was issued U.S. patent #6,985,922 on January 10 2006, for a “Method, Apparatus and System for Processing Compliance Actions over a Wide Area Network.”
La matemática Dorothy Johnson Vaughan (1910-2008) nació un 20 de septiembre.