Category : Education

Education Science

Gibor Saul Basri

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Astronomer Gibor S. Basri was born in May 3, 1951 in New York City, New York, the eldest son of Saul A. Basri, an Iraqi Jewish immigrant from...
Education Science

Henry Fitzbutler

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Although mainly known as the founder of Louisville National Medical College, Dr. Henry Fitzbutler was an exceptional physician and educator. Fitzbutler and his wife Sarah Helen McCurdy became activists in their community...
Education Inventors Science

Bessie Blount Griffin

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Bessie Virginia Blount, pioneer physical therapist, inventor, and scientist, was born in Hickory (today Chesapeake), Virginia, on November 24, 1914. In the sixth grade, she had to discontinue...
Education

Mary Elizabeth Branch

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Mary Elizabeth Branch, one of the most prominent black women educators of the first half of the twentieth century, was born on May 29, 1881,...
Education

Artemisia Bowden

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Artemisia Bowden, an educator and civic leader, one of few black women college presidents during the first half of the 20th century, was born on January 1, 1879 in Albany, Georgia,...
Education

Ples Sterling Stuckey, Jr.

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Ples Sterling Stuckey, Jr. was a professor of history best known for his impact on shifting slavery studies from examinations ancillary to enslaved African American...
Education

Bethune Cookman College

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On October 3, 1904, a very determined young black woman, Mary McLeod Bethune, opened the Daytona Literary and Industrial Training School for Negro Girls with...
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