Saturday, September 21, 2019

Lewis Latimer and Lasting Light

Lewis H. Latimer was born on September 4th in 1848 and died on December 11 in 1928. He had 3 siblings and 2 daughters...

Marie Maynard Daly: Chemist & Odd-Defier

In 1947, Marie Maynard Daly was the first African American women to earn a PH. D. in chemistry. Daly’s parents imparted into her their...

What if Your Classroom Was Your Students’ Selfie?

As I sat down to write this article on culturally responsive instruction for Black History Month, I stared at the blank screen and asked...

15 Black Dancers Who Changed American Dance

Each week in February, Fine Arts will highlight one of the four fine arts discipline strands. In dance, black artists create and exhibit choreography...

Prejudice Will Not Prevail: Percy Julian

Percy Julian was a renowned African-American Chemist who cemented his fame with his ground-breaking work with beans. He was ambitious and determined. When life...

Biochemist Breaking Through Barriers in Science and Society

Did you know that Emmett W. Chappelle is honored as one of the top African American scientists of the twentieth century? Mr. Chappelle received...

Lost Black Towns

Freedmen's Town, Texas: Houston's 'Little Harlem' At the end of the Civil War, thousands of freed slaves purchased land and built their homes along the...

Aretha: Queen of Soul

R-E-S-P-E-C-T......., when you hear that word, who do you automatically think of? The one and only Aretha Franklin! Born on March 25, 1942 in...

The Claudette Colvin Witness Interview

Notes from Cary Thorton, Ulrich Theatre teacher about Mitchell Jackson and Lily Ong’s article: Mitchell Jackson and Lily Ong and are both eighth graders....

Naomi Halas: Cancer Innovator

Naomi J. Halas is the Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University, as well as a professor of Biomedical...

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