Benjamin Banneker Inventor of the First Clock in America

 

In 1753 at the age of 22, Banneker completed a wooden clock that struck on the hour. He appears to have modeled his clock from a borrowed pocket watch by carving each piece to scale. 93 more words

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Dr. Charles Drew: The Man Who Saved a Million Soldiers' Lives

Dr. Charles Richard Drew was an African American physician, surgeon, and medical researcher. He researched in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert… 28 more words

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Barbara Jordan speaks at the 1992 Democratic Convention

Jordan taught political science at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama for a year.[7] In 1960, she returned to Houston, passed the bar and started a private law practice. 231 more words

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