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Black History Month: Dr. Charles Drew

by on Feb.16, 2010, under Black History Month Project, Fox 21

Charles Richard Drew (3 June 1904 1 April 1950) was an African American physician and medical researcher. He researched in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge in developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II, saving thousands of lives of the Allied forces.

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Black History Month: President of the United States

by on Feb.15, 2010, under Black History Month Project

President’s Day 2010. The historic inauguration of the 44th president of the United States of American and 1st African American commander in chief is highlighted in this video. President Barack Obama is 1 year into his presidency at the airing of this highlight.

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Black History Month: TV Firsts

by on Feb.15, 2010, under Black History Month Project

In today’s Black History month highlight, we cover some firsts in Television. Nat King Cole being the first African American television host in 1956 and Oprah Winfrey the first female African American host. Bill Cosby is owed mention for being the first African American star on a syndicated program in “I Spy”

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