This page is dedicated to the contributions of African-Americans.

Let's begin with a local hero! - Click the picture to find out about Lawrence Joel

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Wasn't that interesting?

Now we are going to read about other famous people who have made important contributions. Click one one of the signs below and read about any two African Americans. Blog about them! Include two facts about them in your blog and make a connection to what you have read.


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http://www.nickjr.com/printables/color-black-history-inventors.jhtml

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/bhm/historyforkids.html



http://www.timeforkids.com/news/meet-barack-obama/44386

FAMOUS AFRICAN AMERICAN SCIENTISTS

http://www.scienceupdate.com/spotlights/african-american-scientists/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_African-American_inventors_and_scientists

http://inventors.about.com/od/blackinventors/u/BlackHistoryMonth.htm

https://webfiles.uci.edu/mcbrown/display/faces.html