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By Otha Richard Sullivan,Jim Haskins

Meet the black inventors who lived their dreams--from the early years to fashionable times

Benjamin Banneker
Andrew Jackson Beard
George E. Carruthers, Ph.D.
George Washington Carver
Michael Croslin, Ph.D.
David Nelson Crosthwait Jr.
Charles Richard Drew, M.D.
Meredith Gourdine, Ph.D.
Claude Harvard
Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.
Frederick McKinley Jones
Percy Lavon Julian, Ph.D.
Ernest Everett simply, Ph.D.
Lewis Howard Latimer
Jan Earnst Matzeliger
Elijah McCoy
Benjamin Montgomery
John P. Moon
Garrett Augustus Morgan
Norbert Rillieux
Earl D. Shaw, Ph.D.
Madame C. J. Walker
Daniel Hale Williams, M.D.
Granville T. Woods
Jane Cooke Wright, M.D.

For greater than 3 centuries, African American inventors were bobbing up with creative rules. in reality, it's most unlikely to truly comprehend American background with no additionally studying concerning the contributions of black discoverers. This assortment brings their tales to life.

In each period, black inventors have made people's lives more secure, more well-off, less difficult, and extra ecocnomic. This inspiring, accomplished assortment shines history's highlight on those brave inventors and discoverers. one after the other, they persisted, regardless of prejudice and stumbling blocks to schooling and coaching. those tales convey you how:

  • Benjamin Montgomery, born a slave, invented a propeller that more advantageous steamboat navigation.
  • Jan Earnst Matzeliger, the son of a Dutch engineer, invented a desktop that revolutionized the shoe production industry.
  • Madame C. J. Walker, born years after the Civil battle emancipated her mom and dad, invented a product that helped make her a millionaire.
  • Dr. George E. Carruthers, an astrophysicist, invented the lunar floor ultraviolet camera/spectrograph for Apollo 16.
  • Dr. Jane Cooke Wright, a third-generation health care provider and pioneer within the box of melanoma examine came across a mode for trying out which medicines to exploit to struggle particular cancers. Dr. Wright grew to become the 1st lady elected president of the hot York melanoma Society and the 1st African American lady to function dean of a scientific college.

This impressive assortment brings to mild those and dozens of alternative interesting and mind-blowing stories of inventors and discoverers who lived their dreams.

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