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Omega Men in Black History

Dr. Carter G. Woodson

Dr. Carter G. Woodson

Dr. Carter G. Woodson

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  • in 1926 pioneered the celebration of "Negro History Week designated for the second week in February 

"THE FATHER OF AFRICAN AMERCAN HISTORY"

Dr. Ernest E. Just

Dr. Carter G. Woodson

Dr. Carter G. Woodson

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  • Founder of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc
  • Became the 19th honoree in the US Postal Services's Black Heritage Stamp Series

Colonel Charles Young

Dr. Carter G. Woodson

Robert Henry Lawrence Jr

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  • Third African-American graduate of the US Military Academy
  • First Black man to achieve the rank of colonel in the US Army


Robert Henry Lawrence Jr

Robert Henry Lawrence Jr

Robert Henry Lawrence Jr

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  • June 1967, became the first black Astronaut

Dr. Charles R. Drew

Robert Henry Lawrence Jr

Dr. Charles R. Drew

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  • Created the bloodmobiles where the American Red Cross Blood Bank was started
  • First African-American surgeon selected to serve as an examiner on American Board of Surgery

Percy Julian

Robert Henry Lawrence Jr

Dr. Charles R. Drew

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  • Discovered the use of foam to extinguish fires
  • Discovered technician to produce cortisone

Benjamin Hooks

Charles Herbert Flowers, Jr

Dr. Lester K. Spence

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  • In 1949 he was one of the few black lawyers in Memphis, Tennessee
  • In 1956, as a member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference he became a pioneer in the NAACP-sponsored restaurant sit-ins and other boycotts

Dr. Lester K. Spence

Charles Herbert Flowers, Jr

Dr. Lester K. Spence

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  • Associate Professor of Political Science and African Studies in Johns Hopkins University
  • In 2009 recipient of the Johns Hopkins Excellence in Teaching Award

Charles Herbert Flowers, Jr

Charles Herbert Flowers, Jr

Charles Herbert Flowers, Jr

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  • In 2001, Charles Herbert Flowers High School opened in Springdale, Maryland


Jesse J. Holland

Robert W. Johnson

Charles Herbert Flowers, Jr

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  • Race, Ethnicity & Demographics reporter for The Associated Press
  • Author of the book, Black Panther: Who is the Black Panther?

Robert W. Johnson

Robert W. Johnson

Robert W. Johnson

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  • The first African-American physician to practice medicine at Lynchburg General Hospital in Virginia
  • Known as the "godfather" of black tennis founded the American Tennis Association Junior Development Program for African-American youths
  • Coached and fostered the careers of Arthur Ashe and Althea Gibson

Earl G, Graves Sr

Robert W. Johnson

Robert W. Johnson

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  • Founder of Black Enterprise Magazine
  • in 2002, hes was named as one of the 50 most powerful and influential African Americans in corporate America by Fortune magazine