December 9, 2016

Friday Open Thread: W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition

Good Morning POU! The Georgia Negro was assembled by W. E. B. DuBois and his students at Atlanta University in the months preceding the World's Fair. Subtitled "A Sociological Study," it included four major sections: statistical charts showing … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition

Good Morning POU! We continue to look at the historic Negro Exhibit at the 1900 Paris Exposition. W. E. B. Du Bois on an identification card for the 1900 Exposition Universelle W.E.B. Du Bois included photographs that he called "typical … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition

Good Morning POU! The Exhibit of American Negroes was a sociological display within the Palace of Social Economy at the 1900 World's Fair in Paris. The exhibit was actually a joint effort between Daniel Murray, the Assistant Librarian of Congress, … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition

Good Morning POU! We continue our look at the African American exhibit displayed at the 1900 World's Fair in Paris and presented by W.E.B. Du Bois. Howard University class picture 1900 At the time, Du Bois was a professor of sociology at … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition

Good Morning POU! This week we will take a look at the exhibit on African Americans compiled by W.E.B. Du Bois for the 1900 World's Fair in Paris. First, some background on why this exhibit was created. To do this, we must start with … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: The scientists, mathematicians and engineers of NASA

Dr. Christine Darden (born September 10, 1942) is an American mathematician, data analyst, and aeronautical engineer who devoted her 40-year career in aerodynamics to researching sonic booms at NASA. She was the first African-American woman at NASA's … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: The scientists, mathematicians and engineers of NASA

George Robert Carruthers (born October 1, 1939) is an African-American inventor, physicist, and space scientist. He has lived most of his life in Washington, DC. … [Read more...]