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Walter S. McAfee is the African American mathematician and physicist who first calculated the speed of the moon. McAfee participated in Project Diana in the - a U.S. Army program, created to determine whether a high frequency radio signal could...

The Vaudeville Actress Who Refused To Be A Stereotype

May 22, 1959: Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. becomes the first African-American general-major in the United States Air Force.

Negro Skating Star Mabel Fairbanks with Mae Edwards - Jet Magazine, May 27, 1954 by vieilles_annonces, via Flickr

First Black Catholic Bishop Rev. Joseph O. Bowers - Jet Magazine, May 7, 1953 by vieilles_annonces, via Flickr