profeminist:   “❤   these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and…

profeminist: ““❤ these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer dressed as their characters in Fox “Hidden Figures”! In the film, which will tell the true story of the African American women mathematicians who were behind.

Sarah Breedlove, aka Madame C J Walker, African American inventor and businesswoman who left millions to philanthropy and  helped fund much of the Harlem renaissance.

Sarah Breedlove, aka Madame C J Walker, African American inventor and businesswoman who left millions to philanthropy and helped fund much of the Harlem renaissance.

Walter S. McAfee (September 2, 1914 - February 18, 1995) was an African American scientist and astronomer, notable for participating in the world's first first lunar radar echo experiments with Project Diana. McAfee was born in Ore City, Texas in Upshur County, as one of nine children. His parents grew up on a farm and his dad was a CME minister.

Walter S. McAfee is the African American mathematician and physicist who first calculated the speed of the moon. McAfee participated in Project Diana in the - a U. Army program, created to determine whether a high frequency radio signal could.

Dr. Patricia Era Bath is an African American/Native American ophthalmologist and the inventor of the Laserphaco Probe.  Bath is the first African American woman doctor to receive a patent for a medical purpose. Her Laserphaco Probe is used to treat cataracts.

Patricia Era Bath is an Black American/Native American ophthalmologist and the inventor of the Laserphaco Probe. Bath is the first Black American woman doctor to receive a patent for a medical purpose. Her Laserphaco Probe is used to treat cataracts.

“Believe in the power of truth...Do not allow your mind to be imprisoned by majority thinking. Remember that the limits of science are not the limits of imagination.” Patricia E. Bath, Ophthalmologist

Patricia Bath, M., Inventor of the Laser Cataract Surgery Device ~ She's the first African-American female doctor to patent in a new method of removing cataracts. Bath was also the first Black Female Surgeon appointed to UCLA in

Roger Arliner Young (1889–1964) was a zoologist and biologist and the first African-American woman to receive a doctorate in zoology. During her long career she studied radiation, paramecium, and hydration and dehydration of living cells. | 34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

Roger Arliner Young a zoologist and biologist is one of 34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World. During her long career she studied radiation, paramecium, and hydration and dehydration of living cells.

Henrietta Lacks (HeLa). If you don't know who she is, you should. She's already changed your life.

Henrietta Lacks was an African-American woman who was the unwitting source of cells (from her cancerous tumor) which were cultured by George Otto Gey to create an immortal cell line for medical research. This is now known as the HeLa cell line.

Dr. Jane Wright, invented cancer treatment

A Moment In African American History Dr.Jane Cooke Wright, African American Cancer Research Living Legend and Pioneer. See more details about her life and work at: "Changing the Face of Medicine":

Dr. Velma Scantlebury is the first African American female transplant surgeon in America. She is currently the associate director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Christiana Care in Delaware. With more than 200 live donor kidney transplants under her career, she holds extensive research credit in African American kidney donation.

Velma Scantlebury is the first African American female transplant surgeon in America. She is currently the associate director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Christiana Care in Delaware. With more than 200 live donor kidney transplants under her c

Historic Innovators: 9 Great African-American Women Inventors   http://madamenoire.com/261389/historic-innovators-9-great-african-american-women-inventors/#O1AvaaWAxLs8m6FT.99

Historic Innovators: 9 Great African-American Women Inventors

In Marie Van Brittan Brown and her partner Albert Brown, applied for a patent for a closed-circuit television security system – the forerunner to the modern home security system.

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