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Famous Black Inventors obscured

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Garrett Augustus Morgan
(1877–1963)

invented The first Traffic Signal and
The Gas Mask.

Garrett Augustus Morgan
(1877–1963)

invented The first Traffic Signal and
The Gas Mask.

Lewis Latimer
(1848–1928)

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

Jan Ernst Matzeliger
(1852–1889)

invented The first Shoemachine invented
by Jan Ernst Matzeliger.

Prof. Philip Emeagwali
(1954)

invented The modern Supercomputer & Internet.

Raoul Georges Nicolo
(1929-1993)

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
(1925)

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

George Washington Carver
(1860–1943)

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

Patricia Bath
(1949)

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

Otis Boykin
(1920–1982)

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

Madam C. J. Walker
(1867–1919)

invented a hair-growing lotion.

Granville T. Woods
(1856–1910)

invented a train-to-station communication system.

Elijah McCoy
(1843–1929)

invented an oil-dripping cup for trains.

Prof. Cheikh Anta Diop
(1923-1986)

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

Benjamin Banneker
(1731-1806)

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

Benjamin Banneker
(1731-1806)

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

Majorie Stewart Joyner
(1896-1994)

Marjorie Stewart Joyner invented ab improved permanent waving machine.

Sarah E. Goode
(1850-1909)

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

Alcorn George
(1940)

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

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