Mae C. Jemison became the first female African-American space traveler in the United States, according to NASA.
Among many firsts, Patricia Bath is the first African American to complete a residency in ophthalmology and the first African-American
Prof. Samuel Massie Jr. (July 3, 1919 – April 10, 2005) An organic chemist who was the first African American to teach at the U.S. Naval Academy.
African American astronomer, mathematician and author who constructed America's first functional clock.
Marie M. Daly is best known for being the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in chemistry in the United States.
UCF's McCauley-Bush is Engineering Role Model for Black History Month - UCF News - University of Central Florida Articles - Orlando, FL News
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Today in Black History, 8/3/2013 - Joan Elizabeth Higginbotham was the third African American woman to go into space in 2006.
George Crum invented the potato chip in A Native American/African American chef at the Moon Lake Lodge resort in Saratoga Springs, New York.
In 1943, Drew was chosen as the first African-American surgeon to serve as examiner on the American Board of Surgery.
Often regarded as one of the most famous black inventors ever, McCoy was credited for 50 inventions over the span of his career.
To celebrate Black History Month, Engadget is running a series of profiles honoring African-American pioneers in the world of science and technology.
Otis Boykin's most notable contribution to science was likely the circuit improvements he made to pacemakers after losing his mother to heart failure — a ...
Inventor and engineer Lewis Latimer was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, on September 4, 1848. He collaborated with science greats Hiram Maxim and Thomas ...
1. Alice Ball (1892-1916), a chemist who created the first effective treatment for leprosy when she was only 23.
Well, meet Lonnie Johnson, the man that gave us the most famous water gun — the Super Soaker. Lonnie wasn't a toymaker, ...
President Trump attends a Black History Month event on February 1st, the same day he described Frederick Douglass as “somebody who's done an amazing job and ...
Shirley Ann Jackson (1946-present), a prominent theoretical physicist who served as chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Charles Drew African-American surgeon Charles Drew felt called to the study of medicine after his sister, Elsie, died of Influenza.
Celebrating the Remarkable Life of West Coast Activist Frances Albrier. In honor of Black History Month ...
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A new book and movie document the accomplishments of NASA's black “human computers” whose work was at the heart of the country's greatest battles
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