Black History Heroes

Dr. Gladys West is inducted into the Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Hall of Fame during a ceremony in her honor at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Dec. 6, 2018. West was among the so-called "Hidden Figures" part of the team who did computing for the U.S. military in the era before electronic systems. The Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Hall of Fame is one of Air Force's Space Commands Highest Honors.(Photo by Adrian Cadiz)

105.1 The Bounce presents Black History Heroes. All month long, we are paying tribute to African American Icons who have contributed to the advancement of our people through Politics, Science, sports, and the arts. Today’s Black History Hero is Dr. Gladys West.