Francis Sumner (1895-1954)-is the first African American to earn a Doctorate in Psychology in 1920 from Clark University.
Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950)- is the “Father of Black History”, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc. continues this work. In 1912 be became the second African American to earn his Ph.D. from Harvard University.
W.E.B. Dubois (1868-1963)- the first African American to earn hs Ph.D. from Harvard University.