George Washington Carverappears in Carver A Life in Poems - This former slave was an inventor and famous scientist.
Susan (Sue) Carverappears in Prayer of the Ivory-Handled Knife - This person called her adopted son the little plant-doctor and never worried about his race.
Jim Washington Carverappears in The Last Rose of Summer - This brother of a black scientist died of smallpox.
Black Colleagueappears in My People and Odalisque - These people were at the Tuskegee Institute and were angry because someone got preferential treatment.
Sarah Huntappears in The Sweet-Hearts - Before this person committed suicide, she had fond memories of a famous black scientist courting her.
George R. Bridgeforthappears in The New Rooster - This person at Tuskagee and his famous colleague fought over their poultry duties, and this person eventually won an award that his colleague deserved.
Booker T. Washingtonappears in Veil-Raisers and How...
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