Marjorie Lee Browne (September 9, 1914 – October 19, 1979) was a notable mathematics educator, the second African-American woman to receive a doctoral degree in the U.S., and one of the first black women to receive a doctorate in mathematics in the U.S.
1st black pilot with Continental Airlines who had to go through the Supreme Court to get the job. Marlon Dewitt Green (June 6, 1929 – July 6, 2009) was an African-American pilot whose landmark United States Supreme Court decision in 1963 helped dismantle racial discrimination in the American passenger airline industry, leading to David Harris hiring as the first African-American pilot for a major airline the following year.
"This is a historical account of the destruction of North Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921 by White racist mobs, jealous by the prosperity of that Black community known as Black Wall Street." — at North Tulsa.
Tony Hansberry II, is a 9th-grader. The new sewing technique he has developed helps to to reduce the risk of complications and simplifies the hysterectomy procedure for less seasoned surgeons. He is only 15 years old, but has already become instrumental in developing an advanced surgical stitching procedure used in hysterectomies
Secret Black Surgeon: Dr. HAMILTON NAKI, 1967 first successful heart transplant,Cape Town. But he could never appear because he was Black. Apartheid a Black man, could not operate on Caucasian patients or touch their blood. White,Chief surgeon, Dr. Christian Barnard, immediately became a celebrity. Hamilton Naki was not allowed to appear on photos with the team.If he accidentally got on a picture, the hospital said he was with the cleaning service, making him a secret surgeon
Zelda Wynn Valdes (1905-2001) was an African-American fashion designer. In 1948, she opened her own shop on Broadway in New York, the first in the area to be owned by an African-American. Her curve-hugging creations were worn & loved by a host of Hollywood's biggest starlets, and her clients included Joyce Bryant, Dorothy Dandridge, Josephine Baker, Ella Fitzgerald and Mae West. She is most famous for designing the iconic, original costumes for Hugh Hefner's Playboy Bunnies.