Tag: <span>educator</span>

A profile of Nannie Helen Burroughs, an educator and activist who fought against race and gender based discrimination by campaigning against lynching and founding the the National Trade and Professional School for Women and Girls.

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A profile of Dr. Charles Drew, who developed a process for separating plasma from blood cells and improved techniques for blood storage.

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A profile of Mary McLeod Bethune, an educator who founded part of what would become Bethune-Cookman College and an activist who served as an advisor to several presidents.

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A profile of Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman in Congress, the first Black woman and only the second woman of any race to seek the nomination for president of the United States from a major political party.

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A profile of Anna Julia Cooper, a writer and educator who is regarded as one of the first Black feminists and specifically spoke to the intersection of gender and race.

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