*Date of death - January 12, 1954
*Francis is a man.
*He was the first African American to recieve his PHD in Psychology
*He went to elementary school but he wasn't able to attend high school because of his race, but his father homeschooled him.
*He was accepted into Lincoln University, and he graduated from Magna Cum Laude.
*Sumner’s area of focus was in investigating how to refute racism and bias in the theories used to conclude the inferiority of African Americans
* He lived with his older brother and both of his parents