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Black Stars: African American Women Scientists and Inventors

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Black Stars: African American Women Scientists and Inventors - Haskins, Jim (Editor), and Sullivan, Otha Richard
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Sullivan once headed Detroit's program to infuse African American history into the public school curriculum. Here he profiles 25 black American woman who have made significant contributions to science and technology, explaining that many, many more are utterly unknown because first of legal bans on granting patents to slaves and later because of social constraints on women. His message to black school girls is that just because they have not heard of black women scientists does not mean that the profession is closed to them ...

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Black Stars: African American Women Scientists and Inventors 2012, Wiley

ISBN-13: 9781118466391

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