Speaker's Bureau

A visit from Dr. Ernest Everett Just, Research Scientist

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This performance, in which Donald Sweeper portrays Dr. Ernest E. Just Chautauqua-style, is about 35 minutes in length. As Dr. Ernest E. Just, he tells the story of how the doctor succeeded as a research biologist working at the Woods Hold Marine Biology Lab in Massachusetts from 1909 to 1930 while also heading the Zoology Dept. at Howard University as a faculty member. Learn about the hidden racism Dr. Just encountered as a black researcher whose work was many years before its time.

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