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By OV Staff Elijah McCoy studied mechanical engineering in Scotland, then worked for the Michigan Central Railroad. He invented an

By David A. Anderson, Ph.D It was a somewhat mild February day in 1960. Still, scarves were tucked inside the

At OVTM, we frequently see interesting photos that give us a glimpse into the past. They tend to show us

Posted by Jae Jones – Vertner Woodson Tandy was an American architect. He was one of the seven founders of

Norman Rockwell’s 1964 painting depicts 6-year-old Ruby Bridges on the day she “integrated” New Orleans’ public schools. By Gus T.

  Not very much is known of his early childhood in New Orleans,but what is known are the achievements he would

Scientist and Educator (1864-1943) George Washington Carver was a renowned educator and inventor who devoted his life to improving the

~ By Kenya Malcolm Ph.D Parents are only one part of the picture, that’s true, but parents have a great

The Season, The Sadness And The Solution       ~ By Amber Houston The Season: For many, summer means

Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm was an American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first black woman

Has cinema become the de facto leader of the Black community? It would certainly seem so. After watching months of

  By Kiersten Willis Google released a doodle celebrating the life and career of Bessie Coleman, who became the first

    As we are in full swing of the holiday season, millions of Americans are traveling throughout the country.

By Cliff Albright “For we know now that it isn’t enough to integrate lunch counters. What does it profit a

By Kiersten Willis A Black Ph.D. professor has been awarded a huge grant to improve techniques for investigating rape. Candice