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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 bobbing up with inventive rules. in truth, it truly is very unlikely to actually recognize American historical past 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, complete assortment shines history's highlight on those brave inventors and discoverers. one after the other, they continued, regardless of prejudice and hindrances to schooling and coaching. those tales express you how:

  • Benjamin Montgomery, born a slave, invented a propeller that more advantageous 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 learn came upon a style for checking out which medicinal drugs to take advantage of to struggle particular cancers. Dr. Wright grew to become the 1st lady elected president of the recent York melanoma Society and the 1st African American lady to function dean of a scientific college.

This extraordinary assortment brings to gentle those and dozens of alternative fascinating and brilliant stories of inventors and discoverers who lived their dreams.

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