Category : Science

Science

Ionia Rollin Whipper

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Ionia Rollin Whipper was born on this date in 1872. She was a Black obstetrician and public health outreach worker. From Beaufort, South Carolina, both...
Education Science

John Brooks Slaughter

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John Brooks Slaughter, a computer scientist is a professor of education and of engineering at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He previously...
History Science

James Marion Sims

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Few medical doctors have been as lauded—and loathed—as James Marion Sims. Credited as the “father of modern gynecology,” Sims developed pioneering tools and surgical techniques...
Education Science

Donald E. Wilson

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Physician and academic administrator Dr. Donald E. Wilson was born on August 28, 1936, in Worcester, Massachusetts to Rivers and Licine Wilson. He attended Dix...
Education Science

Tilahun D. Yilma

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Tilahun D. Yilma is a Distinguished Professor of Virology in the School of Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California,...
Science

Victor J. Glover, Jr

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Victor J. Glover, Jr. was selected as an astronaut in 2013 while serving as a Legislative Fellow in the United States Senate. He is currently...
Science

Dorothy Vaughan

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Date of Birth: September 20, 1910 Hometown: Kansas City, MO Education: B.A., Mathematics, Wilberforce University, 1929 Hired by NACA: December 1943 Retired from NASA: 1971...
Science

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

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Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, one of the first African American women to earn a Ph.D. in physics, holds the distinction of being only the second African...
Science

Angie Lena Turner King

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Born in Elkhorn, West Virginia in 1905, Angie Lena Turner King was a chemist and mathematician who dedicated her life and career to teaching and...
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