Her brother became a dentist. Phipps entered Howard University as a physics and math major, and earned a B.S.magna cum laude She switched to psychology for graduate work after meeting her future husband and partner Kenneth Clark.They began their lifelong partnership and married in 1938. Both went on for additional study at Columbia University. In 1943 Mamie Phipps Clark was one of the first African-American women to earn a Ph.D. in psychology from Columbia University. At the end of World War II, Kenneth and Mamie Clark decided to try to improve social services for troubled youth in Harlem, as there were virtually no mental-health services in the community.
The Life of Ruby Nell Bridges In Tylertown, Mississippi, Ruby Nell Bridges was born on September 8, 1954. Her parents and grandparents sharecropped in Mississippi. Her parents, Abon and Lucille Bridges, moved to New Orleans, when she was 4 years old. Her father got a job as a gas station attendant and her mother took night jobs to help support their growing family. When Ruby was in kindergarten, she was one of many African-American students in New Orleans who were chosen to take a test determining whether or not she could attend a white school.
Rosa Parks Although she was known as Rosa Parks, she was born Rosa Louise McCauley on February 4th, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. As a child she lived with her grandparents and developed strong roots by going to church with them. During Rosa's childhood she was influenced by the Jim Crow Laws. Rosa was home-schooled until the age of eleven, and then she attended a segregated public school which was known as the Industrial School For Girls in Montgomery, Alabama. Earning her high school degree in 1933, she then went on to get a secondary education.
Mary Pleasants story is one of dedication and perseverance. She was born between 1814 and 1817 and was the part African-American, part white, illegitimate child of a Virginia governor's son (John H. Pleasant). She grew up in Georgia, but at the age of 9 was sent to Louisiana and subsequently from there to Massachusetts. After her indentureship ended she moved to Boston and from there moved back to Virginia. Once there she set up and help run an underground railroad for a number of years pretending to be white, but inevitably was recognized and hunted.
His Parents were Karamchand and Putlibai Gandhi who was his father’s fourth wife. While growing up he was deeply influenced by his mother. He had two brothers and one sister. His father was the Prime Minister of Porbandar. Eleanor Roosevelt was she was young she didn’t go to school she was educated by private tutors until she was fifteen years old, then later on she was sent by her aunt to Allenswood Academy, an all girls school in England.
Cole was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and would overcome racial and gender barriers to medical education by training in all-female institutions run by women who had been part of the first generation of female physicians graduating mid-century. Cole was the 2nd out of five children. Cole attended the Institute for Colored Youth, graduating in 1863. She then went on to graduate from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1867, under the supervision of Ann Preston. Her graduate medical thesis was titled The Eye and Its Appendages.Afterwards Cole interned at Elizabeth Blackwell's New York Infirmary for Indigent Women and Children.
He attended Harvard College where he studied biology, boxed, and developed an interest in naval affairs. His first wife was Alice who died two days after giving birth in February 1884 and his mother died on the same day in the same house. He was born on October 27, 1858, in a four-story brownstone at 28 East 20th Street. He has an older sister named Anna and a younger brother named Elliott and a younger sister named Corinne. He was mostly home schooled by tutors and his parents.
Her parents were Sidney and Rebecca Fishman. When Elizabeth Loftus was 14 years old, her mother drowned. At first she was planning to become a math teacher, then she discovered psychology at UCLA where she received her BA in 1966 in math and psychology. In 1968, she married a man named Geoffrey Loftus and also applied to graduate school at Stanford. While attending Stanford, she became interested in long term memory.
Fisrt of all, Martin Luther King who was raised in a middle-class family, had born in January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia and gone to college and got his PhD; he was so smart because he skipped the first and last year at Booker T washignton Hight school and went directly to the college. After that, he became an activist in the civil right movement and a releigon pastor. He married a women in 1953 who was also an activist in the civil rights fight; this women is Coretta Scott King. Coretta King raised their two sons and two daughters. There are many qualities that conterbuited to Martin Luther King sucsess.
She earned degrees in chemical engineering and Afro-American studies in 1977. She was the first female leader of the Black Student Union there. She then enrolled at Cornell University’s Medical College in New York City. Her interest in seeing the world and helping other people led her to volunteer during summer school as a medical worker at a Cambodian refugee camp in Thailand. A grant program also allowed her to conduct health studies in the east African country of Kenya, in 1979.