Jesse Eugene Russell: father of the cell phone Jesse Eugene Russell is an African-American inventor who brought the world cell phones. Trained as an electrical engineer at Tennessee State University, at Russell is recognized globally as a thought-lea
Garrett Augustus Morgan (March 1877 – July was an African American inventor and community leader. His most notable inventions included a type of protective respiratory hood (or gas mask), a traffic signal, and a hair-straightening preparation
Louise Beavers gave a critically acclaimed performance in the 1934 version of Imitation of Life. The Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, according to California Graphic Magazine, could not recognize Miss Beavers. She is black!
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.
"Selma Burke's commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!" Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke African American sculptor and educator who founded two art schools. In 1940 she opened the Selma Burke School of Sculpture
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. Army program, created to determine whether a high frequency radio signal could.
Alfred Bernhard Nobel October 1833 – 10 December was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer. He was the inventor of dynamite and he used his fortune to posthumously institute the Nobel Prizes.
LUCY ANN STANTON (first black American woman to receive a 4 year college degree, born in Cleveland in went to Oberlin College, president of the Oberlin Ladies Literary Society, delivered the graduation address entitled "A Plea For The Oppressed" in