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Briscoe: Man of Science and Substance

Briscoe: Man of Science and Substance is a short historical documentary that tells the story of African American scientist, Dr. Madison Spencer Briscoe. Born in 1904, less than 50 years after the abolition of slavery, Dr. Briscoe overcame great adversity to make important contributions to the fields of parasitology and entomology and advance the sciences at Storer College, one of West Virginia’s first colleges for African Americans. Ms. Emma Dacol produced the award-winning documentary on Dr. Briscoe. Here’s the link and password to the film: password: scienceman It also can be viewed on kweliTV, a streaming service dedicated to celebrating black stories.

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