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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.

Historical Profile

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.

Historical Profile

A profile of Mary Ann Shadd Cary, the first Black woman publisher in North America, the first woman publisher in Canada, a graduate of Howard University Law School’s first class, and the second Black woman in America to earn a law degree.

Historical Profile

A profile of Dorothy Height, an activist for civil and women’s rights who helped to organize the March on Washington and spent decades leading the YWCA and NCNW.

Historical Profile