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Madam C.J. Walker

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Madam C.J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove on December 23, 1867, near Delta, Louisiana. After suffering from a scalp ailment that resulted in her own...
History

William Hall

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William Hall (baptized William Neilson), sailor and farmer; b. 25 April 1829 in Nova Scotia, possibly in Horton Bluff (Lockhartville), one of several children of...
History

John Scobell

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The story of John Scobell is an extraordinary one that not too many people have heard. Scobell, so many people thought, was just another illiterate...
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Garrett Morgan

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Garrett Morgan blazed a trail for African-American inventors with his patents, including those for a hair-straightening product, a breathing device, a revamped the sewing machine,...
Science

Jesse Ernest Wilkins, Jr

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J. Ernest Wilkins Jr. (1923-2011) was a prominent African American mathematician and physicist who worked at the University of Chicago Met Lab during the Manhattan...
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Philip Emeagwali

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Philip Emeagwali (born August 23, 1954) is a Nigerian American computer scientist. He achieved computing breakthroughs that helped lead to the development of the internet....
Education Performance

Ntozake Shange

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Ntozake Shange, original name Paulette Linda Williams, (born October 18, 1948, Trenton, New Jersey, U.S. Shange attended Barnard College (B.A., 1970) and the University of...
International Politics

Winnie Mandela

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Winnie Mandela (born Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela on 26 September 1936) is the former wife of South African President Nelson Mandela and former leader of...
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