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Photo (L to R): Ernest Everett Just, Roger Arliner Young, Evan Forde, Ashanti Johnson

The non-profit organization, the Yocum African American History Association (YAAHA), has released a video that features four black Pioneer Marine Biologists as part of the YAAHA Educational Fund 2021.

Ernest Everett Just, Acclaimed African American Pioneer Biologist

Roger Arliner Young: First African American Woman To Receive A Doctorate Degree In Zoology

Evan Forde: First African American Oceanographer Scientist Researcher on A Submersible Craft

Ashanti Johnson: First African American To Earn An Oceanography Doctoral Degree From Texas A&M University


YAAHA’s educational campaign is designed to “Build Leaders Through Black History Education.”

A donation in any amount would help YAAHA inform the public about African American achievements missing from history books, including the inspiring stories of the four black Pioneer Marine Biologists.

Please donate now to this worthwhile educational campaign and be a positive part of history training.

Thank you in advance for your generosity.

Author: Frances Rice