Dr. Scott W. Williams, a Professor of Mathematics at the State University of New York at Buffalo, maintains this webpage, which provides a Modern History of Blacks in Mathematics. In addition to a timeline highlighting key figures in mathematics, the author also considers the greatest Black Mathematicians, The First African American Women in Mathematics, The First Africans, and Other Important...

Professor of Mathematics Scott W. Williams has created this website dedicated to the ancient and modern achievements of the peoples of Africa and the African Diaspora within the Mathematical Sciences. One of the purposes of this website is to disprove proclamations by some that "The Negro is incapable of succeeding." Some examples of such false statements are provided along with a longer list of...