March 3 – Mathematics: Euphemia Lofton Haynes

From the Math Department of the University of Buffalo: Euphemia Lofton Haynes was a principal and deputy superintendent in charge of Washington’s “colored schools” (the schools for African Americans) before she earned her Ph.D. in Mathematics at The Catholic University in Washington, D.C., in 1943, which made her the first African American Woman to earn a […]

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