Astronaut Joan Higginbotham is an electrical engineer, astronaut, and the third Black woman to go into space.
Dr. Ruby Perry is the first woman to serve as dean of Tuskegee University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Michael Lavigne is a veterinarian, author, and actor.
Dr. Kyla McMullen is the first woman of color to earn a Ph.D. in computer science and engineering from the University of Michigan.
The Alaska Highway Veterans were the Black soldiers responsible for building the only land route to Alaska from the rest of the United States during WWII.
Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Vice-Chancellor of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at UC-Davis.