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Blog Archive

Sat, 07.09.2019

The Cell Phones Ally, Henry T. Sampson Jr.

*The birth of Henry Sampson Jr. in 1934 is celebrated on this date.  He was an African American engineer, inventor (closely associated with the cell phone), author and film historian.   Henry Thomas Sampson, Jr. was from Jackson, Mississippi, he graduated from Lanier High School in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1951. He attended Morehouse College before transferring to Purdue University, where he became […]

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Sun, 11.08.2019

Treasured Moments in Medicine, Dr. Jon Thomas

Dr. Jon Thomas, M.D. shares two treasured moments thus far in his career as a surgeon

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Fri, 05.07.2019

Treasured Career Moments (Psychiatry) Dr. Janet Taylor

Dr. Janet Taylor, shares two treasured career moments in her career as a psychologist

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Mon, 29.04.2019

Dr. Charles Drews’ letter, The Negro Physician In The Present War Effort (read by) Sylvia Drew-Ivie

Sylvia Drew-Ivie, activist, lawyer and mental health expert, shares her fathers legacy as a champion for African America. She reads his April 1943 letter, The Negro Physician in the present war effort

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Tue, 23.04.2019

My Science Interest And Inspiration, Dr. William C. Davis

Professor Emeritus (science) Dr. William C. Davis shares his interest and inspiration to become a research scientist

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Fri, 05.04.2019

Racism vs Bullying, (Defined), Virginia Richardson

Virginia Richardson, lifelong child and family advocate of the disabled shares the similarities and differences and intersectionality between racism and bullying

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Tue, 04.12.2018

Tulsa’s Child, Olivia J. Hooker

*Olivia Hooker was born on this date in 1915.  She was an African American psychologist and professor. Olivia J. Hooker was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma.  At the age of six during the Tulsa race riots of 1921, Ku Klux Klan members ransacked her home while she hid under a table with her three siblings. Hooker later was a founder of the Tulsa Race […]

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Mon, 17.09.2018

Lloyd Quarterman, Chemist born

*Lloyd Quarterman was born on this date in 1918.  He was an African American chemist and scientist.  Born in Philadelphia, Lloyd Albert Quarterman developed an interest in chemistry from a young age partly by using toy chemistry sets his parents gave him.  He attended St. Augustine’s College in Raleigh, North Carolina where he developed a […]

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Mon, 06.08.2018

Career Advice To Be a Medical Surgeon, Dr. John Thomas

Dr. Jon Thomas, M.D. shares what it takes for young people to become a medical surgeon

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Fri, 03.08.2018

George F. Grant born

*George Grant was born on this date in 1847, he was a black inventor and dentist the first African American professor at Harvard. George Franklin Grant was born in Oswego, New York, to Phillis Pitt and Tudor Elanor Grant.  Grant entered the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1868 and graduated in 1870. He then took a position in the department of mechanical […]

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

What happens when an old black man, Toothless and raggedy, Walks into a bank, catches Some young, white, middle-manager's ear With a slurred tale of coins Hoarded from his wife and kids (Who would only... THRIFT by Cornelius Eady
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