This podcast focuses on a pioneering scientist Percy Julian.
Percy Julian had a huge impact with his work in the field of chemistry, developing synthetic hormones to provide affordable health remedies.
His work in creating synthetic versions of hormones and steroids helped to bring affordable relief to millions of people around the world. He should be heralded even more for his refusal to give up when roadblocks were put in his way and his determination to succeed.
- Percy Julian Profile – Great Black Heroes: http://www.greatblackheroes.com/science/percy-julian/
- Percy Julian Profile: Black Inventor Online Museum: http://blackinventor.com/percy-julian/
- Percy Julian Wikipedia profile: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Lavon_Julian
- Percy Julian – Forgotten Genius(begins at 39:30): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V82lbCVnjTY