Black History Legends…..Day 17

Dr. Joseph N. Jackson (December 25, 1913-July 29, 2009) 95 years old U.S. Army Retired Non-Commission Officer and inventor of "The Wireless Clicker" Pictured above: The next time you are watching television, remember this guy, he made the television more enjoyable.  He invented the remote control. He holds 6 patents in the area of telecommunications and … Continue reading Black History Legends…..Day 17

Black History Legends….Day 16

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee  ( June 1, 1942- 1st African-American physician to become a medical school dean in 1993. Pictured above: Barbara Ross-Lee with her well known sister Diana Ross.  They grew up in Detroit and Barbara earned degrees in Biology and Chemistry in 1965. Pictured above:  Lee earned the position as Dean of the Heritage College … Continue reading Black History Legends….Day 16

Black History Legends……Day 8

Moses Fleetwood Walker October 7, 1856-May 11, 1924 Pictured above: Moses is sitting grouped with his (minor league) Oberlin College Team in 1880's. Pictured above: Walker is posing with the (AA) Toledo Blue Stockings of 1884.  He joined the team on May 1, 1884 and played 42 games, averaged .263, scored 23 runs until he injured … Continue reading Black History Legends……Day 8