Sample Page

This is an example page. It’s different from a blog post because it will stay in one place and will show up in your site navigation (in most themes). Most people start with an About page that introduces them to potential site visitors. It might say something like this:

Hi there! I’m a bike messenger by day, aspiring actor by night, and this is my blog. I live in Los Angeles, have a great dog named Jack, and I like piña coladas. (And gettin’ caught in the rain.)

…or something like this:

The XYZ Doohickey Company was founded in 1971, and has been providing quality doohickies to the public ever since. Located in Gotham City, XYZ employs over 2,000 people and does all kinds of awesome things for the Gotham community.

As a new WordPress user, you should go to your dashboard to delete this page and create new pages for your content. Have fun!

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Percy Julian

This podcast focuses on a pioneering scientist Percy Julian.

Percy Julian had a huge impact with his work in the field of chemistry, developing synthetic hormones to provide affordable health remedies.

His work in creating synthetic versions of hormones and steroids helped to bring affordable relief to millions of people around the world. He should be heralded even more for his refusal to give up when roadblocks were put in  his way and his determination to succeed.

Take a look at our Percy Julian profile at the Great Black Heroes site. Also, check out his profile at the Black Inventor Online Museum.

Percy Julian

Garrett Morgan

This podcast focuses on the great inventor Garrett Morgan.

Garrett Morgan was a man of many interests and the ability to create innovative devices in different fields. He is credited with creating the first hair straightener and an improved traffic signal, but his greatest achievement was the invention of the gas mask.

Morgan became very successful because of his inventions and he continued looking for ways to improve society. He also founded a newspaper as well as an organization which later merged with the NAACP.

Garrett Morgan

Lewis Latimer

This podcast focuses on inventor and draftsman Lewis Latimer.

Lewis Latimer is considered one of the 10 most important Black inventors of all time, not only for the sheer number of inventions created and patents secured but also for the magnitude of importance for his most famous discovery, an improvement to the electric light bulb.

It is incredible to consider that Latimer was self taught and became one of the most accomplished people in the field of electrical lighting and was trusted enough to end up leading much of the patent litigation on behalf of Thomas Edison.

Take a look at the Lewis Latimer profile at Also, check out his profile at the Black Inventor Online Museum.

Lewis Latimer

Charles Drew

This podcast focuses on the innovative doctor Charles Drew.

Charles Drew was one of those exceptional individuals who seemed to excel at everything he did and  would go on to become great pioneer in the field of medicine. Dr. Drew’s development of the blood plasma bank has provided a second chance of life to millions.

Drew was also a star athlete in college, setting collegiate records in track and field and named an All-American as a halfback in football. He would later become one of the most respected doctors in the country, named to influential positions in both the United States and in Britain.

Take a look at our Charles Drew profile. Also, check out his profile at the Black Inventor Online Museum.

Charles Drew

Madam C. J. Walker

This podcast focuses on Madam C. J. Walker.

Madam C. J. Walker was a cosmetics entrepreneur and perhaps the first female millionaire in the United States. Madam Walker overcame great hardship to become, in the words of the Harvard Business School, “one of the great American business leaders of the twentieth century.”

Take a look at a biography of Madam C. J. Walker at the Black Inventor Online Museum:

Madam C. J. Walker