Category : Education

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...
Education History

J. Marion Sims

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J. Marion Sims (1813-1883) practiced medicine in central Alabama from 1835 to 1849. He is often credited with being the “father of gynecology,” but his...
Education

Mary Groves Bland

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(1936-2016) During her more than two decades in the Missouri State Legislature as a Democratic representative, Mary Groves Bland was an advocate for the rights...
Education

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

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Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a MacArthur prize-winning sociologist, is the Emily Hargroves Fisher Professor of Education at Harvard University, where she has been on the faculty since...