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Celebrating Black History Month | George Washington Carver

Celebrating Black History Month | George Washington Carver

The most prominent black scientist of the 20th century George Washington Carver was born in Missouri in 1865. As a child, he spent a lot of time outdoors working in a garden and became fascinated with plants. In the 1880s he attended Iowa State Agricultural College in...
Celebrating Black History Month | Meet Diana Gregory

Celebrating Black History Month | Meet Diana Gregory

Meet Diana Gregory Diana Gregory has enjoyed a successful 30-year, multifaceted corporate marketing and sales career with Anheuser-Busch until she retired. During those corporate years, Diana learned the immeasurable value of creating strategic alliances. In 2009, she...
Celebrating Black History Month | Marie Clark Taylor

Celebrating Black History Month | Marie Clark Taylor

Marie Clark Taylor (1911-1990) Marie Clark Taylor was the first African American woman to receive a Ph.D in botany from Fordham University. She also served as the department head at Howard University for many years. During her career, Taylor created science institutes...
Darren Chapman | A Community Pro

Darren Chapman | A Community Pro

Meet Darren Chapman– Darren is a community pro-activist who has committed his life to helping people. He is Founder and CEO of TigerMountain Foundation (TMF), which has implemented Empowerment Initiatives to uplift communities and eliminate blight. TMF’s initiatives...

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