Tag Archives: African American History

W.E.B. Du Bois

Celebrating the accomplishments of African-Americans. Dr. William Edward Burghardt (W.E.B.) Du Bois February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963. Dr. Du Bois was a philosopher, historian, sociologist, author, editor, civil rights activist, journalist, educator, Pan-Africanist, and a co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909. Dr. Du Bois became the first African-American  to earn a Ph.D.from Harvard University.


Edward Bouchet

Dr. Edward Bouchet is the first African-American to earn a doctorate degree in the United States of America. He earned a doctorate degree in Physics in 1876 from Yale University. Dr. Bouchet is the first 20 Americans to earn a doctorate degree in Physics and the first six to earn a doctorate in Physics from Yale.


Tia Norfleet

Good morning family and friends! Celebrating the accomplishments of African-Americans,the name Tia Norfleet comes to my mind. She was the first female African-American Nascar drive. Her official website is http://www.tianorfleet34.com/