Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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...

Hungry for Discovery

From a humble background in Jinja, Uganda to a respectable career built off unwavering fascination for science, Dr. Peter Lwigale is a man of...

10 Ways to Celebrate Black History in Your Class and School!

Here are 10 different ways to celebrate the heritage, accomplishments, and culture of African Americans this Black History Month! Bring Hip Hop into...

Spotlight on 1st Grade and 2nd Grade TEKS Black History Leaders

The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills recognizes the following historical figures in 1st Grade and 2nd Grade.  February is Black History and this month...

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....

Dizzy Gillespie and My Love of Jazz Music

When I started high school, there were basically three ways to hear music – on the radio, buy a vinyl record and play it,...

The Influence of Pamela Z

She’s a female. She’s a composer. She’s a performer. She’s a media artist. I was a junior in college studying to be an orchestra...

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...

Black History Month Happenings

During the month of February, we celebrate the history and accomplishments of African Americans with Black History Month.   Here are some various ways that...

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