|Percy L. Julian
Percy Julian was the first Black chemist elected to the National Academy of Sciences. In 1990 he was elected to the National Inventors Hall of Fame, and in 1999 his synthesis of physostigmine was recognized by the American Chemical Society as "one of the top 25 achievments in the history of American chemistry."
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