David Blackwell (1919--2010). (2012). In L. Bracks, African American almanac : 400 years of triumph, courage and excellence . Canton, MI: Visible Ink Press. Retrieved from https://sc4.idm.oclc.org/login?qurl=https://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/vipaaalm/david_blackwell_1919_2010/0?institutionId=5065
Blackwell was posthumously awarded the National Medal of Science "For fundamental contributions to probability theory, mathematical statistics, information theory, mathematical logic, and Blackwell games, which have had a lasting impact on critical endeavors such as drug testing, computer communications, and manufacturing."