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Resources on the Historical Contributions of

Black Mathematicians


In 2018, the American Mathematical Society teamed up with us to create a poster highlighting the historical contributions of black mathematicians. Please go to to order this poster.

Historical Black Mathematicians Poster

Trailblazing black mathematicians, along with their contributions as researchers, educators, mentors, and leaders, have paved the way for a new generation. The resources below collectively highlight hundreds of black mathematicians, past and present, and their many accomplishments within the field and beyond. Standing on the shoulders of these giants, black mathematicians of the future can continue to blaze new trails for those who come behind them.

Please check out the following resources to find out more about the historical contributions of black mathematicians:

Mathematicians of the African Diaspora 

NSF History Makers

National Association of Mathematicians

Visionary Project : David Blackwell

Visionary Project : Evelyn Granville