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Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes, became the first African American to be appointed dean of a predominantly white medical school in the United States. In 1993, Ross-Lee became the first African American woman dean of a United States medical school. She remained dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Ohio University until 2001.

Barbara Ross-Lee became the FIRST black female dean of a US medical school in 1993

Celebrate Black History Month by study African American inventors.   Garrett Morgan invented the traffic light.  Let your students make traffic light cookies and then write a "how to" afterwards.  Parent note asking for supplies is also included in this packet.  $

Black History month Inventors

Celebrate Black History Month by study African American inventors. Garrett Morgan invented the traffic light. Let your students make traffic light cookies and then write a "how to" afterwards. Parent note asking for supplies is also included in this p

Dr. James E. West    Electret Microphone Inventor    Ninety percent of microphones used today are based on the ingenuity of James Edward West, an African-American inventor born in 1931 in Prince Edwards County, VA. If you’ve ever talked on the telephone, you’ve probably used his invention.

West Electret Microphone Inventor Ninety percent of microphones used today are based on the ingenuity of James Edward West, an African-American inventor born in 1931 in Prince Edwards County, VA. If you’ve ever talked on the telephone,

Robert Tanner Freeman is the first professionally trained black dentist in the United States. A child of slaves, he eventually entered Harvard University and graduated only four years after the end of the Civil War on May 18, 1869.

Robert Tanner Freeman is the first professionally trained black dentist in the United States. A child of slaves, he eventually entered Harvard University and graduated only four years after the end of the Civil War on May 18, 1869.

George Crum Inventor of the potato chip the summer of 1853

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.

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Caroline Still Wiley Anderson, Philadelphia's first Black doctor @ møe 🌞⛅🌟 fσℓℓσω мє for more!

Stopping The Emasculation Of African American Men

Every African American men should read this article and share it with every person you know. We are about to tackle a controversial issue an

Jan Matzeliger helped revolutionize the shoe industry by developing a shoe lasting machine that would attach the sole to the shoe in one minute.

Jan Matzeliger helped revolutionize the shoe industry by developing a shoe lasting machine that would attach the sole to the shoe in one minute, making it possible for the common man to now afford shoes at significantly lower prices Suriname).

Granville T. Woods certainly was  an African American inventor who had at least 50 government patents on his many inventions. More than a dozen of these patents were inventions for electric railways but most of them were focused on electrical control and distribution. His most remarkable invention, however, was the induction telegraph, a system for communicating to and from moving trains. Many referred to Granville T. Woods as the black Thomas Edison.

He's not known as the black Thomas Edison! He's known as the inventor Granville Wood whom Edison tried to steal his invention. And of course being the Eurocentric place that it is, America gave all the glory to Thomas Edison. White supremacy is deep!

Though born into slavery, Biddy Mason gained freedom for herself and her children in 1856. Only 10 years later she had saved enough money to purchase property, making her the first African-American woman to own land in Los Angeles. A nurse and midwife by profession, she helped found the first elementary school for African-American children in L.A.

Bridget "Biddy" Mason (August 1818 in Hancock County, Georgia – January 1891 in Los Angeles, California) was an African American nurse, and a California real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Katherine G. Johnson: NASA Physicist and Mathematician.

Katherine G. Johnson: NASA Physicist and Mathematician.

George Washington Carver (1864– 1943) American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor.  Carver spent much time in prayer –and his faith & prayer, rather than his microscope, made him a success. For each problem & each discovery he spent much time praying & waiting on the Lord for results. When friends & other great men of the World came to visit, he would explain to them the Scriptures & give his own testimony of his love for the Lord.

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George Washington Carver American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor. He is credited with the invention of peanut butter. However, Carver did not patent peanut butter as he believed food products were all gifts from God.

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