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Photo Credit: Getty Images Patricia Bath had an affinity for learning at an early age, something Bath’s mom cultivated by purchasing a chemistry set for her. Her innate passions for academia lead to her to a series of firsts – for African Americans, for women, and for the...
Photo Credit: Getty Images In April of 1833, Charles Richard Patterson was born into slavery on a Virginia plantation. Some thirty years later, he plotted his escape and found freedom in Greenfield, Ohio around 1862. Shortly after finding a level of solace in his independence,...
Photo Credit: Tom Szczerbowski/Getty We are celebrating Black History Month all month long! Black History Month in America is a time when the country recognizes the historically overlooked achievements of black Americans, the contributions they have made to society, as well as...
Photo Credit: Richard Saunders/Getty Images Click for More #WBLSIAMBHM According to TMZ , Malcolm X wrote a letter to his mentor and Nation of Islam Leader, Elijah Muhammad, asking for marital advice in 1959. It’s now 2018 – approximately 53 years after Malcolm’s death – and his...
Photo Credit: Getty Images Video of #WBLSIAMBHM: THE FIRST “IMMORTAL” HUMAN CELL LINE Click for More #WBLSIAMBHM Henrietta Lacks, died in 1951 of cervical cancer, in Baltimore, MD, leaving behind her husband and five children. After Lacks's death, without the consent from her...
Photo Credit: Alexia Duclos/Getty Click for More #WBLSIAMBHM In honor of Black History month, Americans across the country honor African Americans’ achievements and contributions to society. Today we honor and celebrate Tyra Banks. Tyra Banks is not known for just her beautiful...
Photo Credit: Getty Images Click for More #WBLSIAMBHM The first successful open-heart surgery was performed July 10, 1983 at Provident Hospital in Chicago, IL. But did you know it was a Black man who conquered the medically tedious procedure? Dr. Daniel Hale Williams broke down...
Photo Credit: Because of Them We Can Video Screenshot Click for More #WBLSIAMBHM As we celebrate Black History Month , the various and creative ways never cease to amaze and amuse. Below, please watch our little babies, give one of the most adorable ode to black history, while...
Photo Credit: Getty Images Click for More #WBLSIAMBHM When we think about the inventors and innovators and creators that stepped outside the box, names like Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell come to mind. While their contributions to society’s progression...