Saint Elmo Brady First African American Ph. in chemistry in U., earned in 1916 from University of Illinois. He taught at Tuskegee, Fisk, Howard First African American admitted to Phi Lambda Upsilon, Chemistry Honor Society.
George Crum invented the potato chip in A Native American/African American chef at the Moon Lake Lodge resort in Saratoga Springs, New York. He made the potato chip by accident- an attempt to annoy a customer.
George Franklin Grant was the first African American professor at Harvard. Inventor of golf tee made of wood and a chemical used to cover teeth (he was a dentist). Fascinating information I never would have known.