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In 1987, Dr. Benjamin Carson gained worldwide recognition for his part in the first successful separation of Siamese twins joined at the back of the head. The extremely complex and delicate operation, five months in the planning and twenty-two hours in the execution, involved a surgical plan that Carson helped initiate. Carson pioneered again in a rare procedure known as hemispherectomy, giving children without hope a second chance at life through a daring operation in which he literally removed one half of their brain. But such breakthroughs aren't unusual for Ben Carson... Gifted Hands by Ben Carson, M.D. #Kobo #eBook
In 1987, Dr. Benjamin Carson gained worldwide recognition for his part in the first successful separation of Siamese twins joined at the back of the head. The extremely complex and delicate operation, five months in the planning and twenty-two hours in the execution, involved a surgical plan that Carson helped initiate. Carson pioneered again in a rare procedure known as hemispherectomy, giving children without hope a second chance at life through a daring operation in which he literally remo...
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A great read. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story - Ben Carson, M.D
Ben Carson's Gifted Hands. This is one of my favorites !!! Worth reading
ames West attended Temple University before working for Bell Labs. Along with Gerhard M. Sessler, he developed the foil electret microphone, an inexpensive, compact device that is now used in 90 percent of all contemporary microphones. A prolific writer as well, West has more than 250 patents and became a professor at Johns Hopkins University. More information by clicking picture.
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James West - Born in Virginia in 1931, James West attended Temple University before becoming an inventor. Along with Gerhard M. Sessler, West developed the foil electret microphone, an inexpensive, compact device that is now used in 90 percent of all contemporary microphones—from telephones to camcorders to baby monitors. Their invention was developed in 1962 while working at Bell Labs. West has more than 250 patents. Go TU!!
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René Lacoste (1904-1996), winner of 7 major tennis titles and nicknamed the "crocodile" by his friends, developed the first tennis ball machine and the first metal racket, and began a little clothing line in 1933-black history archives
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René Lacoste (1904-1996) was a French tennis player and businessman. He was nicknamed "the Crocodile" by fans because of his tenacity on the court; he is also known worldwide as the creator of the Lacoste tennis shirt, which he introduced in 1929.
Rene Lacoste: French tennis player and businessman, nicknamed "the crocodile" and is known as creator of the Lacoste tennis shirt which was introduced in 1929.
Rene Lacoste- French tennis player and businessman, nicknamed "the crocodile". Went against traditional on-court fashion, dress shirts, and wore knit shirts.
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Thomas Moore, a Maryland farmer, first coined the term "refrigerator" in 1803, but the refrigeration technique has been around for centuries. Many new models and inventions contributed to the development of the modern refrigerator. In 1879, Thomas Elkins, an African American inventor in Albany, New York, patented his Refrigerating Apparatus.
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Thomas Moore, a Maryland farmer, first coined the term "refrigerator" in 1803, but the refrigeration technique has been around for centuries. Many new models and inventions contributed to the development of the modern refrigerator. On November 4, 1879, Thomas Elkins, an African American inventor in Albany, New York, patented his Refrigerating Apparatus.
Joseph Lee was born in 1849 and lived MA. Lee looked for another way of improving food preparation and invented an automatic bread making machine. The machine not only mixed the ingredients, but also kneaded the dough. The machine was so fast and efficient it was able to perform the tasks of 5 or 6 men and did so more hygienically and at a much cheaper cost. It also produced a higher quality product, with a much better taste and texture. He received a patent for the machine.
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"One of the greatest tasks of my life has been to teach that the colored man can be anything," said Oscar Micheaux. Micheaux became the first African American to produce a feature-length film with “The Homesteader” in 1920. Micheaux was honored with a stamp by the United States Postal Service in 2010.
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"One of the greatest tasks of my life has been to teach that the colored man can be anything," said Oscar Micheaux. Micheaux became the first African American to produce a feature-length film with “The Homesteader” in 1920. Micheaux was honored with a stamp by the United States Postal Service in 2010. #OscarMicheaux #1920
In 1966 the idea for a Home Surveillance System was invented by Marie Van Brittan Brown her partner Albert Brown (they applied for a Patent for the 1st Closed Circuit TV Security System (forerunner to the modern home security system). Ms Brown's system had 4 Peep Holes a camera that slid up down whatever it caught appeared on a monitor. Their invention ALSO INCLUDED A REMOTE That would unlock a door. Because of her invention today's market is Flooded w/home security systems.
In 1966 the idea for a Home Surveillance System was invented by Marie Van Brittan Brown & her partner Albert Brown (they applied for a Patent for the 1st Closed Circuit TV Security System (forerunner to the modern home security system). Ms Brown's system had 4 Peep Holes & a camera that slid up & down & whatever it caught appeared on a monitor. Their invention ALSO INCLUDED A REMOTE That would unlock a door. Because of her invention today's market is Flooded w/home security systems.
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Mark E. Dean (born March 2, 1957) is an African American inventor and a computer engineer. He led the team that developed the ISA bus, and he led the design team responsible for creating the first one-gigahertz computer processor chip. Dean has also helped in the early development of the computer keyboard. He holds three of IBM's original nine PC patents. In August 2011, writing in his blog, Dean stated that he now uses a tablet computer instead of a PC.
Dr. Frank Crossley is a pioneer in the field of titanium metallurgy. He began his work in metals at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago after receiving his graduate degrees in metallurgical engineering. In the 1950s, few African Americans were visible in the engineering fields, but Frank Crossley excelled in his field. He received seven patents, five in titanium base alloys that greatly improved the aircraft and aerospace industry.
Verone Mankou is the genius creator behind the Way-C tablet computer. The tablet is called the Way-C - "the light of the stars" in a dialect of northern Congo. Meet the Way-C, the first African tablet to rival the iPad, created by a young inventor with dreams of bringing internet access to the masses.
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This undated photo provided by WABC-TV in New York shows news broadcaster Gil Noble, who died Thursday, April 5, 2012 at the age of 80. Nobile had suffered a debilitating stroke last summer. Noble’s career spanned more than five decades. He started as a reporter at the station in 1967. The following year, he became host of “Like It Is,” a public affairs program that focused on issues concerning African-Americans. (AP Photo/WABC-TV)
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Gil Noble Dead: Legendary Black Journalist Dies At 80 Noble hosted the New York public affairs show "Like It Is" for 33 years. WABC, the station he worked for, said that he created "the largest body of programs and documentaries on African Americans in the country."
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Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph Of Melanin DVD ~ KRS-ONE, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AL6P4A4/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_BowJrb0Q4WNFV
Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph Of Melanin: KRS-ONE, Dr. Claud Anderson, Dr. Booker T. Coleman, Dr. Phil Valentine, Umar Johnson, R... I've never in my life hear people speak and give away the information as they delivered in this film. Growing up as a child and adult I have always educated myself on the hidden black history. Finally, someone had the heart to release this information on the movie screen and let black people know whats really going on. If you ever wanted to learn CLICK TO ORDER
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Have you watched Hidden Colors 1 or 2: The Triumph Of Melanin .. if not get it on Amazon ..African [American] history didnt start with slavery we had great civilizations![If you have then share this]
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African Creation Energy: Cameroon Engineer Arthur Zang Invents the Cardiopad
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24-year-old Arthur Zang, a Cameroonian engineer, invented the Cardiopad. The Cardiopad is a portable, touch screen device that enables heart examinations such as the electrocardiogram to be performed at remote locations while results of the test, are transferred wirelessly to specialists who can interpret them. Arthur Zang also became a finalist in the 2012 CPS Distinguished Award for the Sciences.
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James West was born in 1931 studied physics at Temple University. Specializing in microphones, West went on to author 200 patents and more than 60 technical and scientific publications. In 1962, with Gerhard Sessler, West developed the foil electret microphone, which became the industry standard. Approximately 90% of microphones in use today are based on this invention and almost all telephones utilize it, as well as tape recorders, camcorders, baby monitors and hearing aids.
Today's Hero is Dr. James West. He invented what is commonly referred to as the microphone with Gerhard Sessler while working for Bell Laboratories. The two received a patent for the technology in 1962.
AFRICAN INVENTOR: In 2010, BERTIN NAHUM, from Benin, created ROSA, a robot that helps surgeons performs brain surgery. This invention, used in hospital around the world, made him the 4TH most revolutionary high-tech entrepreneurs in the world; after Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and James Cameron! He is also the CEO of Medtech, a French company which specialize in robotic surgical assistance.
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Octavia Butler --- (June 22, 1947 – February 24, 2006) was an American science fiction writer. A recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards, Butler was one of the best-known African-American women in the field. In 1995, she became the first science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant.
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5 women writers tougher than Hemingway. #writing #women Octavia E. Butler (1947-2006)
Octavia Butler (1947-2006) Award winning American science fiction writer. Recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards. Became the 1st science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant. Two titles I must read: "Parable of the Sower," & "Parable of the Talents." Gritty post-apocalyptic. A gifted teen survives in a crumbling, degraded USA, with no social order, looting, & crime. Climate change has caused volatile weather, & water is scarcer than oil. ...SoniaSophia
Thomas L. Jennings (1791-1859) A tailor in New York City, Jennings is credited with being the first African American to hold a U.S. patent. The patent, which was issued in 1821, was for a dry-cleaning process.
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pinterest thomas jennings | Thomas L. Jennings (1791-1859) A tailor in New York City, Jennings is ...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_L._Jennings
Is he Paul Bogle, our Jamaican National Hero or is he Thomas L. Jennings an African American tradesman and abolitionist. Who was a free black man operating a dry-cleaning business in New York City, and was the first African American to be granted a patent. All our lives they've showed us this pic and said this is Paul Bogle our hero. Hmmm I wonder if he had a twin cause this is the same pic I'm seeing of Thomas L. Jennings the African American business man.
David Crosthwait was born in Nashville, Tennessee in 1913 went to work for the Durham Company designing heating installations. Crosthwait holds 39 U.S. patents for heating systems, vacuum pumps, refrigeration methods and processes and temperature regulating devices, and 80 international patents for the same.He received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Engineering degree from Purdue University
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David Crosthwait was born in Nashville, TNnand moved to Kansas City, MO where he attended high school. He went on to attend Purdue University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in 1913 and a Master of Engineering degree in 1920.His research concerned heating and ventilating and in the coming years he obtained 39 patents for various devices including heating systems, vacuum pumps, refrigeration methods and processes and temperature regulating devices.
Marie Van Brittan Brown. First person to develop the patent for closed circuit television security; motorized camera and four peepholes. The camera could be moved from one peephole to the next, and images were displayed on a monitor. The door could also be unlocked remotely using an electrical switch. Brown’s invention was patented in 1969, and became the framework for the modern closed circuit television system that is widely used for surveillance, crime prevention, and traffic monitoring
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Wow, this is amazing. Bessie Blount was an African American woman who led a life that was dedicated to helping those in need. She was a physical therapist and an inventor of apparatus that was designed to help the amputees that suffered permanent injuries in World War II. Bessie Blount has been called a "savior of the handicapped" for her invention that allowed World War II disabled veterans to feed themselves, and for her unique method of teaching them to write again.
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While home security systems today are more advanced than ever, back in 1966 the idea for a home surveillance device seemed almost unthinkable. That was the year famous African-American inventor Marie Van Brittan Brown, and her partner Albert Brown, applied for an invention patent for a closed-circuit television security system – the forerunner to the modern home security system.
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Patricia Era Bath (born November 4, 1942, Harlem, New York) is an African American and Native American ophthalmologist, inventor and academic. She has broken ground for women and African Americans in a number of areas. Prior to Bath, no woman had served on the staff of the Jules Stein Eye Institute, headed a post-graduate training program in ophthalmology or been elected to the honorary staff of the UCLA Medical Center (an honor bestowed on her after her retirement).
Bath is the first African American woman doctor to receive a patent for a medical purpose. Her Laserphaco Probe is used to treat cataracts. The holder of four patents, she is also the founder of the American Institute for the Prevention of Blindness in Washington D.C. Patricia Era Bath, born November 4,1942, Harlem, New York, attended Howard University College of Medicine where she received her doctoral degree in 1968. While there she was president of the Student National Medical Association.
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LiPatricia Bath Dr. Patricia Bath achieved a series of firsts in her long medical career, the most notable being the first African-American woman doctor to receive a medical patent. Although Dr. Bath faced racism and sexism during her tenure in higher academics, she managed to break through the barriers placed before her. Bath was born in Harlem, N.Y. on November 4, 1942. ttle Known Black History Fact: Patricia Bath
Patricia Bath. Prior to Bath, no woman had served on the staff of the Jules Stein Eye Institute, headed a post-graduate training program in ophthalmology or been elected to the honorary staff of the UCLA Medical Center. Before Bath, no black person had served as a resident in ophthalmology at New York University and no black woman had ever served on staff as a surgeon at the UCLA Medical Center. Bath is the first African American woman doctor to receive a patent for a medical purpose.
Great Black Women in History Patricia Bath Doctor Patricia Bath, an ophthalmologist from New York, was living in Los Angeles when she received her first patent, becoming the first African American female doctor to patent a medical invention Patricia Bath's patent (#4,744,360) was for a method for removing cataract lenses that transformed eye surgery by using a laser device making the procedure more accurate
Sarah E. Goode (1850-1905) (this photo is NOT Mrs. Goode) was an entrepreneur and inventor. She was the very first African American woman to receive a United States patent. Born in 1850, Goode was a slave. When the American Civil War ended she moved to Chicago, IL and opened a furniture store. Goode invented a folding cabinet bed which provided people who lived in small spaces to utilize their space efficiently.
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