2001-02-28 / Editorials

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Eulie George “Dr. Charles Drew. He was a medical doctor who made one of the most important discoveries that literally saved the lives of many veterans and civilians during World War II. He discovered how to preserve blood plasma. He set up the first blood bank.”Eulie George “Dr. Charles Drew. He was a medical doctor who made one of the most important discoveries that literally saved the lives of many veterans and civilians during World War II. He discovered how to preserve blood plasma. He set up the first blood bank.”

By Rev. Austin H. Armitstead

February is Black History Month., "Who do you especially appreciate for their contribution to our lives?


Yvonne George “Dena Spurling conducts a school for the arts where my son, daughter, and I have been trained beautifully, along with so many others—children from three-years-old through adults. Parents are appreciative of this special training in their neighborhood.”Yvonne George “Dena Spurling conducts a school for the arts where my son, daughter, and I have been trained beautifully, along with so many others—children from three-years-old through adults. Parents are appreciative of this special training in their neighborhood.”Betty Mathew “Barbara Jordan was a person I always admired. She was particularly articulate when Lyndon Johnson was our president. She had a crippling case of arthritis that put her in a wheelchair, but became a professor at the University of Texas.”Betty Mathew “Barbara Jordan was a person I always admired. She was particularly articulate when Lyndon Johnson was our president. She had a crippling case of arthritis that put her in a wheelchair, but became a professor at the University of Texas.”

James Mathew “William V.S. Tubman founded the REpublic of Liberia and greatly modernized the country in 1921 as a haven for freed American slaves and during his presidency gave the vote to women and tribe members. For years it was peaceful, but now it’s unstable.”James Mathew “William V.S. Tubman founded the REpublic of Liberia and greatly modernized the country in 1921 as a haven for freed American slaves and during his presidency gave the vote to women and tribe members. For years it was peaceful, but now it’s unstable.”Bianca Armitstead “Howard Lewis Lattimer as an electrical engineer developed the carbon filament which made light bulbs a commercial success. He worded on the electrification of New York City, London and Toronto. the tune for the Gospel song “This Little Light of Mine” was named in Lattimer’s honor.”Bianca Armitstead “Howard Lewis Lattimer as an electrical engineer developed the carbon filament which made light bulbs a commercial success. He worded on the electrification of New York City, London and Toronto. the tune for the Gospel song “This Little Light of Mine” was named in Lattimer’s honor.”

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