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Sarah Elisabeth Goode Sarah E. Goode was an entrepreneur and inventor. She was the very first American woman of African heritage to receive a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office 1885 (Patent #322,17). Although there is still a debate over who is the first recipient of the patent number, some say it [...]
Courage is like -- it's a habitus, a habit, a virtue: you get it by courageous acts. It's like you learn to swim by swimming. You learn courage by couraging. - Marie Maynard Daly Photo Credit: STEMtrix Marie Maynard Daly was not only the first black person to receive a Ph.D. in Chemistry, but she also [...]
Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The inventor of Rock and Roll! Our future is lost if we fail to recognize the past. I hope that generations today and the future will come to know Sister Rossetta Tharpe of her greatness and influence on rock and roll. I love all types of music, past, and present, and when [...]