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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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Fri, 15.06.2018

Carrer Advice, Nursing: Tammy Sinkfield-Morey

Veteran nurse and healthcare advocate Tammy Sinkfield-Morey shares career advice for the nursing profession

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Thu, 22.03.2018

Post Tramatic Slave Syndrome, Sylvia Drew-Ivie

Civil Rights Activist, Lawyer and Mental Health advocate Sylvia Drew-Ivie shares her perspective on Post Tramatic Slave Syndrome in African America

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Sat, 20.01.2018

Kerrie Holley born

*Kerrie Lamont Holley was born on this date in 1954.  He is an African American software architect, author, researcher and Inventor. Holley was raised by his maternal grandmother on Chicago’s south side. While never having met his father.  Holley became a student at the Sue Duncan Children’s Center in 1961 where he was tutored in math and science.  […]

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Wed, 06.12.2017

Science Careers Blacks Should Pursue, Valarie Johnson McCullar

Stem Cell Scientist Valarie Johnson McCullar shares 4 specific scientific careers African Americans should pursue more

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Thu, 02.11.2017

Lesson Plan, Becoming a Nurse

This is a 4 part Video and Work Page Lesson Plan on becoming a Nurse👩🏾‍🔬

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Wed, 01.11.2017

Lesson Plan, Science Careers

This is video and work page lesson plan Science 🔬 careers

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

My brothers I will not tell you what to love or not love I will only say to you that black women hove not been loved enough. I will say to... WE DO NOT LOVE OUR OWN by Haki R. Madhubuti.
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