Learn more about just a few amazing African American historical figures (all articles found in BadgerLink!):
- Teach children to be change agents by sharing the amazing life of Bessie Coleman (1892-1926), the world's first black woman to earn a pilot's license!
- Dr. Charles Henry Turner (1867-1923) was an American behavioral scientist and early pioneer in the field of insect behavior.
- We're very thankful for David Crosthwait Jr. (1898-1976) on this cold winter day! He was the engineer and inventor of the modern heating system.
- Dr. Daniel Hale Williams (1856-1931) 1st American to perform open-heart surgery.
- Dr. Ernest Everett Just (1883-1941) was so ahead of his time that theories he put forward in the 1930s about embryos are just now being understood.
Madam C.J. Walker (1867-1919) was a business woman and millionaire. She invented the curling iron and hot comb!