African-American Mathematician & academic
According to Wikipedia,
Genevieve Madeline Knight was an American mathematics educator. Education and career Knight was the youngest of three sisters who all became mathematics and science educators, daughters of a seamstress and a civil service radar specialist. As a freshman at Fort Valley State College in 1957, Knight was studying home economics when the Sputnik launch created a big push for more American students to become educated in mathematics and the sciences. Knight transferred to mathematics, "because it had fewer labs than any of the sciences", and graduated in 1961.
Genevieve M. Knight is affiliated with the following schools: