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Briscoe: Man of Science and Substance


9:00AM (15 mins) Documentary

"Briscoe: Man of Science and Substance" tells the story of African American scientist, Dr. Madison Spencer Briscoe. Born in 1904, less than 50 years after the abolition of slavery, Dr. Briscoe overcame great adversity to make important contributions to the fields of parasitology and entomology and advance the sciences at Storer College, one of West Virginia’s first colleges for African Americans.

Earlier Event: August 16
Later Event: August 17
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