Ray F. Wilson taught chemistry at Texas Southern University in Houston for 42 years. In 1953, he was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin.
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John Q. Taylor King Sr., the longest-serving president of what is now Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas, died earlier this month. He was 89 years old. A native of Memphis, King earned bachelor’s degrees at Fisk University and Huston-Tillotson. He held a master’s degree from DePaul University in Chicago and a Ph.D. in mathematics and […]