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May 26 2022:Alonzo Herndon - Businessman and Entrepreneur
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May 9 2022:Roy Clay Sr and Emmitt McHenry- two pioneers fro Black men and women in Tech
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Apr 20 2022:Lisa Gelobter and Iddris Sandu- two innovators in Tech. Keep an eye on both of them
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Apr 3 2022:Kenneth and Mamie Clark
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Mar 27 2022:Stephanie St Clair
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Mar 14 2022:Anna Murray Douglass/Rosetta Douglass - abolitionist and social reformers
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Mar 10 2022:Rebecca Lee Crumpler- the first Black woman physician in the US. She received her degree in 1864!
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Feb 14 2022:India - Changing the mindset
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Feb 11 2022:Caroline Devoe - Director of documentary film: Crawford - The Man The South Forgot
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Feb 7 2022:Charles Chuck Harrison- industrial designer, speaker and educator.
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Feb 1 2022:Thomas Elkins, Richard Spikes, Kenneth Dunkley - 3 inventors who’s inventions changed changed lives
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Jan 25 2022:Dudley Randall- poet and founder of Broadside Press, a Black owned publishing company
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Jan 17 2022:Nikki Giovanni- poet, educator, activist, legend
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Jan 10 2022:Sonia Sanchez - Poet, Professor, Legend
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Oct 18 2021:Sarah E. Goode- inventor and entrepreneur
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Oct 6 2021:Sarah Boone: Inventor and entrepreneur. This episode is a Reissue from earlier seasons.
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Sep 15 2021:Lyda Newman/Mary Kenner- inventor of the hairbrush and sanitary pads. Changing lives for millions
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Aug 23 2021:Tiffany Jackman- Producer of the Anthony Crawford Documentary, found on Kweli TV streaming service.
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Jul 26 2021:Robert P. Moses- civil rights activist and educator. Founder of the Algebra Project.
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Apr 19 2021:George Washington Carver
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Apr 12 2021:Sarah Rector- the richest Black Girl in America in 1913
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Feb 23 2021:Guion Bluford/Mea Jemison- the first African American man and woman in space.
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Feb 13 2021:Charles Patterson/Fredrick Patterson- they started the first Black owned car manufacturing company
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Feb 6 2021:Jake Simmons/Lee W. Thomas- two men who made millions during the oil boom of the 20th century
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Jan 18 2021:Anthony Crawford- successful entrepreneur and farmer who was murdered for his success
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Jan 4 2021:Dr Dorothy Spikes- Mathematician. Richard Spikes- Inventor with over 12 patents
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Dec 17 2020:Robert Flemming Jr/Otis Blackwell- An inventor and a songwriting genius.
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Dec 10 2020:Dr Alexa Canady/ John Love-the first Black female neurosurgeon in the US and an innovative inventor
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Dec 1 2020:Chicago Defender/Pittsburgh Courier- two of the largest Black owned newspapers in the US
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Nov 23 2020:Sam Cornish/John Russwurm- two of the founders of the first Black newspaper, Freedoms Journal
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Nov 12 2020:Zelda Valdes/Dr Sarah Loguen Fraser- stylist/entrepreneur and physician/pediatrician.
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Nov 3 2020:Black Suffragist and the right to vote.
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Oct 25 2020:Annie Lee- Artist and philanthropist
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Oct 10 2020:The Black History of Greenwich Village and Chicken Bone Beach
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Sep 28 2020:Weeksville Brooklyn- one of the first free Black communities in New York.
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Sep 21 2020:Seneca Village- New York’s first free Black settlement, which is now Central Park
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Sep 6 2020:Mary Church Terrell- Civil and Women’s Rights activist.
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Aug 24 2020:Three Men who fought and died for freedom- Shields Green, John Anthony Copeland, Lewis Leary
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Aug 18 2020:Josiah Henson- abolitionist, author, minister and the inspiration behind a hated novel
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Jul 20 2020:C.T. Vivian/Congressmen John Lewis- two icons of the civil rights movement
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Jul 13 2020:Dr Lisa Cook/William Councill- A leading authority in Economics and a former slave turned educator
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Jul 6 2020:Dr Powtawche Valerino- Mechanical Engineer. Dr Arthur Walker Jr- solar and astrophysicist
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Jun 27 2020:Dr Gloria Gilmer/ Dr Rediet Abebe - pioneering women in the field of STEM
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Jun 19 2020:Juneteenth and it’s historic importance to the Black Community
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Jun 12 2020:Lewis Temple, Lyda Newman, San Juan Hill- two inventors and an area where art and culture thrived
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Jun 6 2020:Bessie Coleman- pioneering aviator and first Black/Native woman to receive her pilots license.
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May 29 2020:Granville Woods- inventor, entrepreneur and electrical engineer who held over 50 patents
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May 19 2020:Jesse Russell- inventor and innovator in high speed Wireless and Broadband Technology.
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May 11 2020:Mary Lou Williams- Jazz pianist, composer, arranger and mentor Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and more
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May 4 2020:Moses Fleetwood Walker- 1st Black man to play in the MLB also a entrepreneur and inventor
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Apr 29 2020:Phillip Downing/Bernard Garrett- an inventor, receiving 5 patents. And a real estate entrepreneur
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Apr 27 2020:Samuel Ballton- born a slave then became an entrepreneur and land owner known as the “Pickle King”
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Apr 21 2020:Dr James West- inventor who holds 250 patents and invented the foil electret microphone and more
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Apr 1 2020:Robert Smith/Folorunso Alakija- two billionaire moguls . One from the motherland, one from the US.
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Mar 24 2020:Mary Mahoney, Adah Thoms and Martha Franklin- three women who achieved equality for Black nurses
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Mar 13 2020:Dorothy Vaughan- Mathematician, Educator, brilliant mind of science and real life superwoman
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Mar 9 2020:Cathy Hughes- entrepreneur, radio and media mogul
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Mar 6 2020:Fawn Weaver- Best selling author and Whiskey Connoisseur begins the Uncle Nearest brand
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Mar 2 2020:Two Black Women changing the culture of NASCAR through ownership of teams and promoting diversity.
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Mar 1 2020:Bayer Mack- writer,director, journalist, documentarian. So many hats are worn by this brotha!
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Feb 29 2020:Making moves in Tech, Finance & Wellness Industries, these individuals created their own paths
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Feb 26 2020:Diondre Lewis/Roy Allela- two Brothas making strides in tech. From ride sharing to helping the deaf
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Feb 24 2020:African Americans making strides in the Liquor business. Making, promoting and selling their own
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Feb 21 2020:Three people who are creating opportunities. From champagne to timepieces to cancer research.
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Feb 18 2020:Angela Benton/Tristan Walker- two entrepreneurs and innovators. Doing big in tech and hair care.
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Feb 12 2020:Dr Jewel Plummer Cobb and Dr. Vivien Thomas were pioneers in the medical fields as well as edu
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Feb 11 2020:Anna Dupree and Dr Jane Wright- the Entrepreneur and the Doctor
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Feb 7 2020:Walter Sammons/Dr Ernest Just- the inventor and the scientist
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Feb 6 2020:John Roger and Jeremiah Hamilton are two successful Black financiers from different eras
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Feb 3 2020:Vertner, George & William- Black men in a field where there aren’t many Black people- architecture
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Feb 2 2020:60th Anniversary of the Greensboro Sit-ins
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Jan 31 2020:Top 21 Black Owned Banks in the US
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Jan 22 2020:Liberty Bank and Trust/Harbor Bank of MA are two of the top 5 Black owned financial institutions.
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Jan 17 2020:Industrial Bank of Washington DC is one of the top 5 Black owned bank in the US.
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Jan 14 2020:One United Bank- the largest Black owned bank in the US.
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Jan 14 2020:Citizens Trust Bank- one of the oldest Black owned banks in the US still in existence.
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Jan 10 2020:Banking Black- the importance of supporting Black owned financial institutions.
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Dec 22 2019:St Clair Jules- Dear Khloe Interview
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Dec 21 2019:Madam CJ Walker/Sarah Spencer Washington are both Entrepreneurs who built cosmetic empires
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Dec 20 2019:Annie Malone and Majorie Joyner are two pioneers in the hair care industry. Both wildly successful.
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Dec 18 2019:George Johnson/Joe Dudley- Hair and Skin care entrepreneurs who revolutionized the business.
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Dec 16 2019:Samuel Fuller- Entrepreneur. Founder of Fuller Products. Inspiration to countless Black businesses.
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Dec 5 2019:Vanessa Braxton- CEO and President of Black Momma Brand
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Nov 29 2019:Harry Pace- the first Black American to own a record label. Also started two other successful firms
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Nov 21 2019:Shop Black Week Nov 22-29
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Nov 5 2019:Henry Sampson- Inventor, Engineer and first African American to get a PH.D in nuclear engineerin
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Oct 28 2019:Maggie Walker-businesswoman and the first woman to be Founder and President of a banking insti
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Oct 21 2019:Bass Reeves- former slave, first Black deputy US Marshal and Inspiration for The Lone Ranger.
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Oct 15 2019:Celia Cruz- was a Cuban singer who was dubbed the Queen Of Latin Music for her many accomplishments
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Oct 7 2019:Juan Gualberto Gomez was a leader in Cuban War of Independence against Spain. And much more
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Sep 30 2019:Dr Raul Cuero- Scientist, Professor and Inventor. Pedro Campos- leader of Puerto Rico Independence
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Sep 23 2019:Vicente Guerrero- revolutionary who fought for Mexican Independence
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Sep 16 2019:Felipe Luciano is a Puerto Rican if African descent who is activist, poet , journalist.
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Aug 14 2019:Soaring to Glory: Interview with Tuskegee Airman Lt Col Harry Stewart
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Aug 7 2019:Arlie Petters is a mathematician and physicist who created his own theories on par with Einstein
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Jul 29 2019:Archia Ross- Inventor and Entrepreneur who received 5 Patents in the US and Canada
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Jul 22 2019:Thomas Peters- former slave, Black Loyalist, who became the founding father of Sierra Leone
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Jul 16 2019:Dr Jeanette Epps- Aerospace Engineer and NASA Astronaut
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Jul 8 2019:Soni Oyekan is a chemical engineer, entrepreneur and inventor in the petroleum/oil industry
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Jul 5 2019:Ursula Burns- Engineer, businesswoman, President and CEO of a Fortune 500 company
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Jul 2 2019:Kunle Olukotun is an inventor, entrepreneur and Professor at Stanford University
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Jun 24 2019:Dr James McLurkin is a Engineer and Professor who specializes in Swarm Robotics.
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Jun 17 2019:Alexander Miles- entrepreneur and inventor who received a patent for electric elevator doors
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Jun 10 2019:David Steward is a Billionaire businessman who runs one of the largest African American companies.
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Jun 6 2019:August Agboola O’Brown- was the only Black fighter in the Warsaw Uprising of World War 2
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Jun 3 2019:Dr Thomas Mensah- Engineer,entrepreneur, inventor who holds 14 patents in the fiber optics field.
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May 31 2019:Clark Atlanta University is a combo of two HBCU and one of the largest institutions in Georgia.
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May 28 2019:Pat Chappelle- entrepreneur, theater owner, who established a traveling show of African Americans.
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May 21 2019:Ben Montgomery- an slave who became a free inventor, landowner and entrepreneur.
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May 12 2019:Henry Cecil McBay- a chemist and professor and inventor.
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May 9 2019:Elijah McCoy- inventor and engineer who held 57 patents related to lubricating steam engines
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May 6 2019:Dorothy Hughes- entrepreneur, activist, feminist and pioneer in child welfare.
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Apr 23 2019:Jan Matzliger- inventor of the shoe assembly machine. He held 6 patents based on the show industry
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Apr 18 2019:Cathy Hughes- entrepreneur and 1st African American woman to run a publicly traded company
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Apr 15 2019:John Dabiri- biophysicist, bioengineer, Professor and inventor. His research is groundbreaking.
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Apr 13 2019:MoreHouse College- One of the top Black Universities in the US
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Apr 9 2019:Dr Raphael Carl Lee- Biomedical surgeon, engineer and entrepreneur
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Apr 3 2019:Dr Claudia Alexander was a Engineer and Scientist who specialized in Planetary Science and space.
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Mar 31 2019:Jerry Lawson was a electrical engineer and video game developer who was ways ahead of his time.
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Mar 25 2019:Dr Treena Arinzeh- Biomedical Engineer and pioneer in STEM CELL research.
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Mar 21 2019:Gloria Long Anderson- scientist, chemist, inventor and acedemic
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Mar 18 2019:Isabel Dos Santos- business magnate and Africa’s first female billionaire.
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Mar 13 2019:June Bacon Bercey- meteorologist and international expert on weather and aviation.
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Mar 11 2019:Donna Auguste- a successful businesswoman, electrical engineer and philanthropist.
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Mar 6 2019:Tom Mboya- founding father of Kenya’s independence, Trade Unionist and independence activist.
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Feb 26 2019:Dr Jose Celso Barbosa- the Puerto Rican of African descent to obtain a medical degree in the US
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Feb 24 2019:Dr Wanda Austin is an engineer, consultant and former President and CEO of Aerospace Corp.
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Feb 21 2019:Kimberly Bryant- electrical engineer and technologist who founded Black Girls Code.
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Feb 17 2019:Dr Raphael Carl Lee- Afro American surgeon, entrepreneur and biomedical engineer
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Feb 11 2019:Dr Dorothy Brown- first African American woman to be a surgeon from the Southeastern United States.
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Feb 8 2019:Lewis Latimer- African American inventor and draftsman.
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Feb 5 2019:Dr Samuel Kountz- an African American surgeon and inventor who specialized in kidney transplants
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Feb 1 2019:Dr Rick Kittles- biologist specializing in human genetics and tracing African American ancestry.
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Feb 1 2019:Isaac Johnson- invented a bike that can be folded and taken part for easy traveling.
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Jan 28 2019:Dr Shirley Jackson- physicist and The first African American woman to get a PH.D from M.I.T
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Jan 23 2019:Dr Betty Harris is a chemist and inventor that invented a device for detecting explosive material
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Jan 19 2019:Kerrie Holley- inventor and software architect at IBM computers. He holds several patents.
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Jan 16 2019:Bennett College- the first HBCU specifically for African American woman
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Jan 13 2019:John E. Hodge- African American chemist and professor, who created the Hodge Scheme in chemistry
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Jan 10 2019:Walter Lincoln Hawkins- inventor and engineer who developed durable plastic and ways to recycle it.
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Jan 4 2019:Mama Tingo- activist and defender of the rural farming community in Dominican Republic.
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Jan 3 2019:James Derham was an entrepreneur and the first Afro American to practice medicine in the US
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Jan 2 2019:Francisco Menendez was an escaped slave who became a military leader during the 18th century
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Dec 26 2018:Lilia Ann Abron- is the first African American woman to earn a PH.D in chemical engineering.
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Dec 18 2018:Fort Mose- the first free settlement for African Americans and escaped slaves in the 1700’s.
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Dec 16 2018:Zipporah Potter Atkins-first Afro American to own land in colonial Boston, Mass before US was formed
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Dec 13 2018:Sinah Estelle Kelley- was a chemist who worked on mass production of penicillin and nuclear science.
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Dec 10 2018:Valerie Thomas is an African American scientist and inventor of the illusion transmitter.
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Dec 9 2018:James Andrew Harris- nuclear chemist and involved in the discovery of two chemical elements
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Dec 5 2018:Lloyd Augustus Hall - inventor, scientist and chemist
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Dec 4 2018:Bessie Blount Griffen - She was an inventor, entrepreneur, physical therapist and forensic scientist in her 95 years.
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Dec 1 2018:Thomas L. Jennings- inventor, civil rights leader who received a patent for dry cleaning.
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Nov 26 2018:Dr Kevin Greenaugh- Nuclear Engineer and Scientist.
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Nov 23 2018:Viola Desmond - Businesswoman and activist who took on racial discrimination in Nova Scotia Canada
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Nov 20 2018:Dr Joseph Graves- Evolutionary Biologist who studied the process of aging and science related to race
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Nov 15 2018:Dr Juan Gilbert- computer scientist, inventor, educator and researcher.
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Nov 9 2018:Sylvester James Gates- theoretical physicist who works on super symmetry and super string theory.
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Nov 8 2018:Bisi Ezerioha- Engineer, Drag Racer and all around badass
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Nov 1 2018:George Franklin Grant- African American Dentist, Harvard Professor and Inventor.
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Oct 29 2018:Lloyd N. Ferguson- African American chemist
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Oct 25 2018:Clarence Ellis- computer scientist and first A.A. to receive PH.D in the field
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Oct 22 2018:Annie Easley- one of the first Black Americans at NASA
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Oct 18 2018:Dr Charles Drew- medical researcher, surgeon and physician.
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Oct 16 2018:Albany State University
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Oct 16 2018:Dr Mark Dean- co creator of the IBM personal computer.
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Oct 12 2018:Marie Maynard Daly- earned a PH.D in chemistry
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Oct 10 2018:John Albert Burr- inventor of the rotary blade for lawn care
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