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Celebrating African American Inventors

Read about how inventors overcame harsh constraints in order to see their ideas come to life. by Ann Marie Imbornoni Madame C.J. Walker Related Links Black History Mont…

Famous African American Inventors

Lewis Howard Latimer, Patricia Bath, and other exceptional scientists by Ann Marie Imbornoni Lewis Howard Latimer Related Links Black History Month FeaturesAfrican American …

Famous African American Scientists

Percy L. Julian, Aprille Ericsson, and other exceptional scientists by Ann Marie Imbornoni Charles Henry Turner Related Links Black History Month FeaturesAfrican American…

Milestones in African American Education

Find information on black history and the major milestones in African-American education, including the first institute established for black students, the first black law school in th…

Famous Firsts by African Americans

The first African-American billionaire, combat pilot, Nobel Prize winner, poet laureate, Oscar winner, and Miss America by Borgna Brunner Quiz: African-American Firsts 500 No…

African Americans by the Numbers

From the U.S. Census Bureau Find information on African-American populations, veterans, business-owners, incomes, home-owners, and more, in honor of Black History Month. Source: U.S…

African American Inventors

Thomas L. Jennings (1791–1859)A tailor in New York City, Jennings is credited with being the first African American to hold a U.S. patent…

Biographies of Famous African Americans

  Aaliyah–Ewing | Farmer–Innis | Jackson–Ludacris | Mac–Puckett | Rabb–Swoopes | Tanner–Van Der Zee Browse by category Government Officials Civil Rights Leaders…