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February 22, 2019
Influencers, Innovators and Inspiration

2019 Black History Month - Frederick McKinley Jones

Frederick McKinley Jones was an inventor and tinkerer from birth. He invented several machines that have changed modern processes, one of which we depend on every day. Find out what this invention was and how he became the first African-American to receive the National Medal of Technology.

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February 15, 2019
Influencers, Innovators and Inspiration

2019 Black History Month - Madam C.J. Walker

Madam C.J. Walker became the first female millionaire in the United States.  Her marketing ingenuity, and dedication to solving a problem for the African-American community made her a successful entrepreneur.

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February 8, 2019
Influencers, Innovators and Inspiration

2019 Black History Month - Daniel Hale Williams

Our second Black History Month spotlight is Dr. Daniel Hale Williams. Dr. Williams, a celebrated heart surgeon, made history in many ways, leading the way for African-American doctors and nurses. 

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February 7, 2019
Envision

Announcing the 2019 Envision Alumni Ambassador Crew

We’re excited to introduce 24 of our alumni scholars who make up our passionate and highly motivated Alumni Ambassador crew. Learn more about them and their goals and accomplishments.

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February 1, 2019
Influencers, Innovators and Inspiration

Black History Month 2019 - Shirley Chisholm

For Black History Month, we want to highlight some of the courageous, trailblazing, and empowering figures that helped to bring the progress we’ve seen to date in equality and acceptance.  This week we are spotlighting Shirley Chisholm, the first black congresswoman.