Brilliant African-American Scientists

Brilliant African-American Scientists

9 Exceptional Lives

Book - 2009 | Library ed.
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The contributions of African-American scientists include advancements in physics, medicine, biology, and computer science. The struggle to receive a decent education and overcome racial discrimination made these hard-won achievements. Jeff C. Young discusses the lives and accomplishments of scientists who persevered in the name of science. The African-American scientists profiled include Benjamin Banneker, George R. Carruthers, Charles R. Drew, Shirley Ann Jackson, Ernest Everett Just, Walter E. Massey, John P. Moon, Daniel Hale Williams, and Jane Cooke Wright.
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Books, c2009.
Edition: Library ed.
ISBN: 1598450832
Branch Call Number: J 509.2273 YOUNG
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.


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