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African American women scientists and inventors

Author: Otha Richard Sullivan; James Haskins
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©2002.
Series: Black stars (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sullivan once headed Detroit's program to infuse African American history into the public school curriculum. Here he profiles 25 black American woman who have made significant contributions to science and technology, explaining that many, many more are utterly unknown because first of legal bans on granting patents to slaves and later because of social constraints on women. His message to black school girls is that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Otha Richard Sullivan; James Haskins
ISBN: 047138707X 9780471387077 111846639X 9781118466391
OCLC Number: 46456247
Description: ix, 150 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part one: The early years. Ellen F. Eglin, Sara E. Goode, Miriam E. Benjamin --
Part two: Into the new century. Madame C.J. Walker, Annie Turnbo Malone, Roger Arliner Young Ph. D., Marjorie Stewart Joyner Ph. D. --
Part three: Modern times. Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner and Mildred Austin Smith, Bessie Blount Griffin, Jane Cooke Wright M.D., Evelyn Boyd Granville Ph. D., Jewel Plummer Cobb Ph. D., Angela D. Ferguson M.D., Reatha Clark King Ph. D., Betty Wright Harris Ph. D., Patricia Bath M.D., Valerie Thomas, Shirley Ann Jackson Ph. D., Alexa Canady M.D., Sharon J. Barnes, Mae Jemison M.D., Ursula Burns, Aprille Joy Ericsson Jackson Ph. D., Dannellia Gladden Green Ph. D., Chavonda J. Jacobs Young Ph. D.
Series Title: Black stars (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Otha Richard Sullivan ; Jim Haskins, general editor.
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Meet African american women of science and invention from the early years to modern Times Patricia Bath, M.D. Miriam E. Benjamin Ursula Burns Alexa Canady, M.D. Jewel Plummer Cobb, Ph.D. Ellen F.  Read more...

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