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Lewis H. Latimer
engineer who made drawings for the first telephone
Ernest E. Just
biologist who did research in cell division
Mae C. Jemison
1st African-American woman to be an astronaut
David H. Blackwell
mathematician who was the 1st African-American elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
Charles R. Drew
physician who organized the world's first blood plasma bank
Percy L. Julian
Chemist who developed medication used for arthritis
Katherine Johnson
aerospace tech. who helped design systems for tracking space missions
Benjamin Banneker
mathematician who made the first clock in America
Shirley A. Jackson
1st African-American woman to earn a doctorate in physics
George E. Carruthers
astrophysicist who designed an ultraviolet camera used in Apollo 16 moon landing