I am Alex Rye; I am a current student at Texas A&M University, majoring in Finance. I became aware of the racism and injustices of the African-American community as a young kid, as I moved to a predominantly white neighborhood and went to a high school made as a “white flight” school in the late ’60s. I had experienced racism from other students, and it made me aware that there is still much work to be done for equal rights. I enjoy playing the trumpet and hanging with friends.
Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner is an inventor of numerous products we use today and has the most patents of any African American woman. Kenner was born on May 17, 1912, in Monroe, North Carolina. Her father was inventor Sidney Nathaniel Davidson, and her mother is … Read MoreMary Kenner (1912-2006)