Live Science: Amazing Black Scientists

Black scientists have launched us into space, discovered new disease treatments and developed world-changing technologies, yet the achievements and contributions of Black people in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields are too-often forgotten or unrecognized as a result of systemic racism.

In honor of the #Strike4BlackLives, we’d like to introduce our readers to just a sample of the amazing Black scientists in the world. Here, you can learn more about the phenomenal work Black scientists do and have done every day.


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Inventions & Scientists
Black & African American, Role Models
Astronaut, Chemist, Scientist
Charles Drew, Daniel Williams, Ernest Just, George Washington Carver, Katherine Johnson , Mae Jemison, Marie Daly, Patricia Bath
K-6, Middle School, High School
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, Adults

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