Lewis Howard Latimer, patented a method for making carbon filaments, allowing light bulbs to burn for hours instead of minutes. Latimer also drafted drawings that helped Alexander Graham Bell receive a patent for the telephone.
I cringe when some teachers only cover slavery (slave trade, plantations, etc. The students already know that people of color in America were held in bondage! Help raise self awareness and support self love!
BLACK HISTORY MONTH: For all those who love baking, but want the tasks to be made as easy as possible, you have Anna M. Mangin to thank for her ability to foresee your needs. The young African American woman invented the pastry fork in
Charles Baker Inventor L S Radiator March 1877 – July was an African American inventor and community leader most noted for inventing the gas mask, a traffic signal and a hair-straightening preparation.
Janet Emerson Bashen is the first African American female to hold a patent for a software invention. Her software, LinkLine, is a web-based application for EEO claims intake and tracking, claims management, document management and numerous reports.
Born into slavery in inventor and entrepreneur Sarah Goode was the first African-American woman to be granted a patent by the U. Patent and Trademark Office. She received the patent for her invention of a folding cabinet bed in She died in
Sarah Boone an inventor who rec'd a patent for improvements to the ironing board. Boone’s ironing board was designed to improve the quality of ironing sleeves and the bodies of women’s garments. The board was very narrow, curved, and made of
Chemist Dennis W. Weatherby invented the automatic dishwasher detergent known as lemon-scented Cascade. Born in Brighton, Alabama in He suffered from high blood pressure and died in 2007 from a possible blood clot.