Courage of the Heart
What does it take to persevere and display courage in the face of racism, prejudice, and discrimination? How does society benefit when all people are given equal opportunities to succeed academically and economically?
These lessons tell stories of African Americans in history who have persevered in the face of discrimination in order to impact the course of history for the common good. Many African American scientists worked for unequal pay and without recognition, yet continued to work for the common good.
Participants learn about the scientific contributions of African American inventors and scientists today and in the past.
Youth learn about the work of African American inventors who had a positive influence on society by contributing scientific innovation for the common good.