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Famous Black Inventors obscured

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Garrett Augustus Morgan

invented The first Traffic Signal and
The Gas Mask.

Garrett Augustus Morgan

invented The first Traffic Signal and
The Gas Mask.

Lewis Latimer

invented The important part of the light bulb — The carbon Filament.

Jan Ernst Matzeliger

invented The first Shoemachine invented
by Jan Ernst Matzeliger.

Prof. Philip Emeagwali

invented The modern Supercomputer & Internet.

Raoul Georges Nicolo

invented electronic Devices for Nuclear
Plants used in USA, UK and wordwide

Raoul Georges Nicolo
(1929 - 1993)

invented The Remote Control and
Multi-Channel TV (Pal Secam System).

Emmett W. Chappelle

one of the 100 most distinguished African American scientists & engineers of the 20th Century.

George Washington Carver

discovered 300 uses for peanut & 100
more for other Plant Products.

Patricia Bath

invented a method of eye surgery that
has helped many blind people to see.

Otis Boykin

invented electronic control devices for guided missiles, IBM computers, and the pacemaker.

Madam C. J. Walker

invented a hair-growing lotion.

Granville T. Woods

invented a train-to-station communication system.

Elijah McCoy

invented an oil-dripping cup for trains.

Prof. Cheikh Anta Diop

He re-shaped significally Africa's Scope of Contribution to World Civilization.

Benjamin Banneker

A self-educated scientist, astronomer... He built a striking clock entirely from wood.

Benjamin Banneker

died quietly on 1806/10/25, lying in a field looking at the stars through his Telescope.

Majorie Stewart Joyner

Marjorie Stewart Joyner invented ab improved permanent waving machine.

Sarah E. Goode

Her claim to fame is that she was the first Black Woman to receive a patent.

Alcorn George

Pioneer in the field of semiconductor research & top inventor in Aerospace.

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