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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. actually, it's very unlikely to truly be aware of American historical past 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 demanding, and extra ecocnomic. This inspiring, accomplished assortment shines history's highlight on those brave inventors and discoverers. one after the other, they continued, regardless of prejudice and stumbling blocks to schooling and coaching. those tales express you how:

  • Benjamin Montgomery, born a slave, invented a propeller that superior 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 struggle 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 doctor and pioneer within the box of melanoma study came across a style for checking out which medications to take advantage of to struggle particular cancers. Dr. Wright turned the 1st lady elected president of the hot York melanoma Society and the 1st African American girl to function dean of a scientific college.

This extraordinary assortment brings to mild those and dozens of alternative intriguing and magnificent stories of inventors and discoverers who lived their dreams.

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