Science - Technology

Michelle McMurry-Heath

joe bodego
Michelle McMurry-Heath is the President and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO). A medical doctor and molecular immunologist by training, Dr. McMurry-Heath leads BIO as...
Civil Rights

Lillie May Carroll Jackson

joe bodego
Lillie May Carroll Jackson was a civil rights organizer in Baltimore and longtime leader of the city’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement...
Civil RightsReligion

Prathia Hall Wynn

joe bodego
Prathia Hall Wynn was a womanist, theologian, ethicist, and civil rights activist who has been credited with being a key inspiration for Martin Luther King...
Inventors

Madeline M. Turner

joe bodego
Madeline M. Turner is the inventor of Turner’s Fruit Press (the original blueprint/ design on which all modern juicers are based). The machine engineered by...
Civil Rights

Gardner Calvin Taylor

joe bodego
Gardner Taylor was a civil rights advocate, social change agent, prominent minister, and leader within the National Baptist Convention. Taylor became known as “the dean...
Performance

Tina Turner

joe bodego
Tina Turner began performing with musician Ike Turner in the 1950s. They became known as the Ike and Tina Turner Revue, achieving popular acclaim for...
Civil Rights

Henry Lee Moon

joe bodego
Henry Lee Moon helped to define the civil rights agenda of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) during the post-World War...