Before Kathryn Johnson became a Physicist & Mathematician responsible for putting men on the moon, she was a teacher and Stay At Home Mom. Later, she applied to NASA to calculate trajectories for space flights.

Women in math and science

Before Kathryn Johnson became a Physicist & Mathematician responsible for putting men on the moon, she was a teacher and Stay At Home Mom. Later, she applied to NASA to calculate trajectories for space flights.

Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel'  and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers.  Often she would go out into the field to treat them too.  A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel' and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers. Often she would go out into the field to treat them too. A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X is shot and killed by assassins as he was about to address a rally in New York City. `

On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X is shot and killed by assassins as he was about to address a rally in New York City. `

This is a graphic organizer we are using with our 3rd graders.  It is helping them take biographies and organize the important information to truly understand that person.  Can be used for older and younger grades as well!

This is a graphic organizer we are using with our 3rd graders. It is helping them take biographies and organize the important information to truly understand that person. Can be used for older and younger grades as well!

#SelmaBurke. ❤ Brilliant artist. It's up to us, those who not only care, but revere this quiet extraordinary history, to be its curators for posterity. -m

#SelmaBurke. ❤ Brilliant artist. It's up to us, those who not only care, but revere this quiet extraordinary history, to be its curators for posterity. -m

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/listing/265398113/black-historical-figures-switch-plates

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/listing/265398113/black-historical-figures-switch-plates

If you want some HIDDEN FACTS READ THIS INFORMATION Historical Figures You Didn’t Know Were Black ~ SURPRISE

Historical Figures You Didn't Know Were Black

If you want some HIDDEN FACTS READ THIS INFORMATION Historical Figures You Didn’t Know Were Black ~ SURPRISE

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