George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver was a renown agricultural scientist, farmer, and inventor. Born enslaved, at the tail end of the Civil War, he was raised by his former owners in Missouri. At one point he and his family were captured by slave raiders, before eventually being returned. He showed a keen interest in nature and plants that permeated through his life and career.

Emmett Chappelle

Mr.Emmett Chappelle, widely known as the “Father of Bioluminescence” was an African-American scientist who made grand leaps in the field of research.

Dr. Nazeer Ahmad

Dr. Nazeer Ahmad was a Guyanese born soil scientist whose work on tropical soils supported farmers all over the world in increasing the health and abundance of their crops.