Johns Hopkins Exhibit Examines the University’s Black History

Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore has developed a new exhibit that will be displayed at the various campuses on the educational institution from now through the coming fall.

Kelly Miller

The exhibit, entitled “The Indispensable Role of Blacks at Johns Hopkins,” pays tribute to 50 individuals “whose professional and personal achievements have brought honor to the institution.”

Among those profiled are neurosurgeon Benjamin Carson, Percy Pierre, the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in electrical engineering at Johns Hopkins, Kelly Miller, the university’s first Black student, and Minnie Hargow, a Johns Hopkins employee for more than 60 years.

The profiles included in the exhibit can be viewed online here.

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