Josephine Silone Yates

Most Influential Person Across History

American chemist

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chemistry Degrees
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According to Wikipedia, Josephine Silone Yates was an American professor, writer, public speaker, and activist. She trained in chemistry and became one of the first black professors hired at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. Upon her promotion, she became the first black woman to head a college science department. She may have been the first black woman to hold a full professorship at any U.S. college or university.

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