Robert Guillaume (born Robert Peter Williams; November 30, 1927) is an American stage and television actor. Guillaume studied at Saint Louis University and Washington University and served in the United States Army before pursuing an acting career.
We're celebrating Black History Month all throughout February with special programs, including a dramatization of the life of Sojourner Truth, an abolitionist and women's rights activist who overcame tremendous struggles! http://www.queenslibrary.org/UserFiles/File/MCD/7926-Feb-guide.lr2.pdf
Charles Henry Turner (1867-1923) A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Turner received a B.S. (1891) and M.S. (1892) from the University of Cincinnati and a Ph.D. (1907) from the University of Chicago. A noted authority on the behavior of insects, he was the first researcher to prove that insects can hear.
Maj. Robert H. Lawrence Jr. named first Black Astronaut . Maj. Lawrence successfully completed the Air Force Flight Test Pilot Training School at Edwards AFB, California. In the same month (June 30, 1967) he was selected by the USAF as an astronaut in the Air Force's Manned Orbital Laboratory (MOL) program, thus becoming the first black astronaut. He was killed during a training flight later on the same year.