Category: Science/ Medicine

  • Tue, 1961-02-21

    *On this date in 1961, an African American man patented an electronic resistor. His name was Otis Boykin, a black electronic scientist, inventor...

  • Sat, 1967-03-25

    *Debi Thomas was born on this date in1967. She was an African American figure skater, and is a surgeon and community activist.

    Thomas...

  • Tue, 1968-04-16

    On this date in 1968 Rufus Stokes patented an Exhaust Purifier.

    This African American inventor filed for the patent 3,378,241 two years...

  • Sat, 1968-10-26

    On this date in 1968, the Registry celebrates the founding of the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPSi).

    A group of black...

  • Tue, 1969-07-15

    *Beth A. Brown was born on this date in 1969. She was an African American Astrophysicist.

    From Roanoke, VA. her early years were spent...

  • Tue, 1982-02-23

    *The 1982 establishment of the National Black Deaf Advocates (NBDA) is celebrated on this date. It is the oldest and largest organization of...

  • Thu, 1988-12-01

    On this date, which is World AIDS Day, the Registry looks at HIV/AIDS in African American.

    Black America is currently facing what is...

  • Thu, 2002-11-28

    On this date's Registry, we discuss Sickle cell anemia. Although it is not a leading cause of death, sickle cell in the United States (and...

  • Sat, 2004-10-09

    On this date in 2004, Kenyan ecologist Wangari Maathai restated her claim that the AIDS virus was a deliberately created biological agent.

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