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By Otha Richard Sullivan,Jim Haskins

Meet the black inventors who lived their dreams--from the early years to trendy 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 arising with creative principles. in truth, it really is very unlikely to truly comprehend American heritage with no additionally studying in regards to 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, more straightforward, and extra ecocnomic. This inspiring, finished assortment shines history's highlight on those brave inventors and discoverers. one after the other, they persisted, regardless of prejudice and stumbling blocks to schooling and coaching. those tales express you how:

  • Benjamin Montgomery, born a slave, invented a propeller that enhanced steamboat navigation.
  • Jan Earnst Matzeliger, the son of a Dutch engineer, invented a computer that revolutionized the shoe production industry.
  • Madame C. J. Walker, born years after the Civil conflict 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 examine stumbled on a style for trying out which medicines to take advantage of to struggle particular cancers. Dr. Wright turned the 1st girl elected president of the hot York melanoma Society and the 1st African American lady to function dean of a clinical college.

This impressive assortment brings to mild those and dozens of alternative interesting and incredible stories of inventors and discoverers who lived their dreams.

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