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Henry Sampson Jr Is the 1st African American to earn a Ph.D.in Nuclear Engineering in the US. Dr Sampson has won numerous awards in the Engineering. In addition to his work in Engineering Dr Sampson is a writer, film historian Independent Film Producer of African American Focused Presence Films. In 1971 Dr Sampson was awarded the patent of the Gamma Electric Cell (which is the technology used for the Cellular Phone). #blackhistory #blackinventions
The National Museum of African American History and Culture - STATUE OF CLARA BROWN After Brown was freed from slavery, she moved to Colorado, where she became an important community leader, helping other former slaves to settle there. The slave cabin to the right, from about 1853, had been on Edisto Island in South Carolina.
Condoleezza Rice: political scientist and diplomat, concert pianist. Served as the 66th US Secretary of State, was the first female African-American secretary of state, as well as the second African American, and the second woman. Was also National Security Advisor in Bush's 1st term- the 1st woman to serve in that position. Told 2000 Republican Nat'l Convention, "My father joined our party because the Democrats in Jim Crow Alabama of 1952 would not register him to vote. The Republicans…