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date: 27 July 2021

Scientists and Engineers, African Americanlocked

African Americans whose careers focused on science and technology—some made contributions to modern life that are used every day; others used their scientific careers as a starting point for careers in other fields. Many overcame tremendous barriers to learning, and some were never fully recognized for their accomplishments.

Scientists and Engineers, African Americanlocked

African Americans whose careers focused on science and technology—some made contributions to modern life that are used every day; others used their scientific careers as a starting point for careers in other fields. Many overcame tremendous barriers to learning, and some were never fully recognized for their accomplishments.

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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