Henry Sampson Jr Is the 1st African American to earn a Ph.D.in Nuclear Engineering in the US. Dr Sampson has won numerous awards in the Engineering. In addition to his work in Engineering Dr Sampson is a writer, film historian Independent Film Producer of African American Focused Presence Films. In 1971 Dr Sampson was awarded the patent of the Gamma Electric Cell (which is the technology used for the Cellular Phone). #blackhistory #blackinventions
Black Art African American Blue Eyes- - Recently, world-class writer Toni Morrissey had a birthday. I thought of her when looking at this picture. She wrote the saddest story someone of us have ever read "The Bluest Eye." It's a story I wish I could "un-read."
Black Indian Slave Narratives: Few people realize that Native Americans were enslaved right alongside the African Americans . Fewer still realize that many Native Americans owned African Americans and Native Americans from other tribes. From the interviews with former slaves that were collected by the Federal Writers' Project during the 1930s, this volume offers 27 of the most absorbing firsthand testimonies about African American and Native American relationships in the 19th century…
African American women have written their own life experiences as biographers; some have been novelists, poets, journalists, playwrights, essayists, social commentators and feminist theorists. Meet more than 20 such women here.