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Black Inventors and scientists have been largely ignored in History, I need some good stories for a display my friend is doing. I'm looking at maths and will then go on to science and tech. so a push in the right direction would be very nice. 


 

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« Reply #1 on: 03/07/2008 21:39:22 »
Does "black" = any non-Caucasian ?

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The word algebra is a Latin variant of the Arabic word al-jabr. This came from the title of a book, Hidab al-jabr wal-muqubala, written in Baghdad about 825 A.D. by the Arab mathematician Mohammed ibn-Musa al-Khowarizmi.
http://www.und.nodak.edu/instruct/lgeller/algebra.html

Perhaps you could indicate the skin tone threshold for "black" on a Dulux colour brochure, or provide an albedo threshold value :)


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« Reply #3 on: 05/07/2008 16:25:26 »
Will you be including Egyptians with African-Americans ?...
 

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« Reply #4 on: 05/07/2008 21:52:05 »
I was just told Black. You have to make up your own minds what that means!
 

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Black inventors, I need loads of info, please help
« Reply #5 on: 05/07/2008 23:41:52 »
What about African American inventors?
 

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