Dr. Charles R. Drew

Charles Richard Drew was an American surgeon and medical researcher. He was born on June 3, 1904  into a middle-class African-American family in Washington, D.C. His father was a carpet layer and his mother was a teacher. Drew and three of his four younger siblings grew up in Washington’s largely middle-class and interracial Foggy Bottom neighborhood. Drew won an athletics scholarship to Amherst College in Massachusetts,[7] from which he … Continue reading Dr. Charles R. Drew