Black Pioneers Of Science And Invention
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📒Black Pioneers Of Science And Invention ✍ Louis Haber
✏Black Pioneers of Science and Invention Book Summary : Traces the lives of fourteen black scientists and inventors who have made significant contributions in the various fields of science and industry. Reprint.
📒Who Said What ✍ Dale Bick Carlson
✏Who Said What Book Summary : A collection of quotations from philosophers like Socrates and Krishnamurti, religious leaders like Jesus, Buddha, and Mother Teresa, and scientists like Einstein and Hawking intended to help one develop a personal philosophy.
📒Technology And The African American Experience ✍ Bruce Sinclair
✏Technology and the African American Experience Book Summary : The intersection of race and technology: blackcreativity and the economic and social functions of the myth ofdisengenuity.
📒Black Inventors ✍ Keith Holmes
✏Black Inventors Book Summary : Black Inventors, Crafting Over 200 Years of Success, highlights the work of Black inventors from over seventy countries. The author, Keith C. Holmes, has spent more than twenty years researching Black inventors from countries that include Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Canada, Cuba, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, St. Vincent, South Africa, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom and the United States. Without inventions, innovations, financial resources, materials, muscle and labor saving devices, civilizations cannot exist and flourish. This book documents a number of inventions, patents and labor saving devices conceived by Black inventors. Among many other inventions, pre-enslaved Africans, developed agricultural tools, building materials, medicinal herbs, cloth and weapons. Although historical documents emphasize that millions of Black people arrived in Canada, the Caribbean, Central and South America and the United States under slavery's yoke, it is relatively unknown that thousands of Africans and their descendants developed numerous labor-saving devices and inventions that spawned companies which generated money and jobs, worldwide. While most authors focus primarily on American and European inventors, Keith Holmes introduces inventions, both past and present, that Black people, developed and patented globally and multiculturally.Black Inventors, Crafting Over 200 Years of Success, also features early Black inventors from virtually every state in the US. It includes details about the first Black inventor who obtained a patent in both the Caribbean and the United States. To date, seventeen African American men have been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Two inventors, Jan E, Matzeliger, (Suriname) and Elijah McCoy, (Colchester, Canada) were not born in this countryThe material available in this book, one of the first to address the diversity of black inventors and their inventions from a global perspective, effectively gives the reader, researcher, librarian, student, and teacher the materials they need to understand that the Black inventor is not only a national phenomenon, but also a global giant.
📒Edward Bouchet ✍ Ronald E Mickens
✏Edward Bouchet Book Summary : Edward A Bouchet was the first African-American to receive the doctorate in any field of knowledge in the United States and that area was physics. He was granted the degree in 1876 from Yale University making him at that time one of the few persons to hold the physics doctorate from an American university. Bouchet played a significant role in the education of African-Americans during the last quarter of the 19th century through his teaching and mentoring activities at the Institute for Colored Youth in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was one among a small number of African-Americans who achieved advanced training and education within decades of the American civil war. These people provided direction, leadership, and role models for what eventually became the civil/human rights movements. The year 2001 marks the 125th celebration of his receiving the doctorate degree. This book gives a summary of his life and career. Contents: Early African American Presence in New Haven and Yale University (C L Patton)Edward A Bouchet — The Years at Hopkins Grammar School: 1868-1870 (T Rodd, Jr.)Edward Alexander Bouchet — The Master Teacher and Educator (H K Bechtel)In Search of Edward Bouchet (J A Wilkinson)African Americans Enter Science (K R Manning)Appendices:Letter from a Former Student of Bouchet (L M Allen)Willie Hobbs Moore: First African American Woman Doctorate in Physics (R E Mickens)Elmer Samuel Imes: Scientist, Inventor, Teacher, Scholar (R E Mickens)The Genesis of the National Society of Black Physicists (R E Mickens)The Bouchet InstituteSelected Bibliography of Materials on African American Scientists Readership: General. Keywords:Edward A Bouchet;History of Physics;19th Century Science;Sociology of Science;Science Studies;Yale University;Hopkins Grammar School;African-American History
📒Black Firsts ✍ Jessie Carney Smith
✏Black Firsts Book Summary : Achievement engenders pride, and the most significant accomplishments involving people, places, and events in black history are gathered in Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Events.
📒Percy Lavon Julian ✍ Darlene R. Stille
✏Percy Lavon Julian Book Summary : Percy Lavon Julian is a Capstone Press publication.
📒African American Firsts In Science And Technology ✍ Raymond B. Webster
✏African American Firsts in Science and Technology Book Summary : Presents capsule accounts of notable first achievements by African Americans, arranged in the categories "Agriculture and Everyday Life, " "Dentistry and Nursing, " "Life Science, " "Math and Engineering, " "Medicine, " "Physical Science, " and "Transportation."
📒Notable Black American Scientists ✍ Kristine M. Krapp
✏Notable Black American Scientists Book Summary : Profiles approximately 250 black Americans who have made contributions to the sciences, including inventors, researchers, award winners, and educators.
📒African American Inventors And Pioneers ✍ James Henry Williams
✏African American Inventors and Pioneers Book Summary : "A year of black history. Inspirational stories. And amazing facts!"--Cover.