Disability and the African American Experience Museum of The first enslaved Africans are brought to the American colonies The slaves land at Jamestown, Virginia, and are subsequently sold to colonists. African American Physicians in the Civil War Era Civil Dr Robert G Slawson, author of Prologue to Change, discusses the education and military service of African American physicians in the Civil War. African American leaders in healthcare The best healthcare delivery requires leadership from diverse backgrounds and experiences This list highlights African Americans who have taken on leadership roles across the country at hospitals Say African American or Black, but first acknowledge the In February, the United States and several other countries celebrate black history In the United States, this time is also called African American History Month. African American Migrations, s to Present The African American migrations both forced and voluntary forever changed the course of American history Follow paths from the translatlantic slave trade to the New Great Migration. African American Inventors Who Changed the World Thomas L Jennings was the first African American person to receive a patent in the U.S paving the way for future inventors of color to gain exclusive rights to their inventions BSRM African American Women and the Military Research African American Women and the Military Introduction African American women have played a role in every war effort in United States history They endured physical discomfort and personal criticism, while many of their contributions were unrecognized and unrewarded. African American Records Freedmen s Bureau National The records left by the Freedmen s Bureau through its work between and constitute the richest and most extensive documentary source available for investigating the African American experience in the post Civil War and Reconstruction eras. Welcome to African American Inventors African American Inventors Black Inventors Inventions Inventors Black History Black History Month Lost Black Inventors Inventors Science Update The Science Radio News Feature of the AAAS Aerospace Engineer NASA Aprille Ericsson was the first female and the first African American female to receive a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University and the first African American female to receive a Ph.D in Engineering at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.