African American Inventors (Black Stars) by Otha Richard Sullivan,Jim Haskins

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 reality, it really is most unlikely to truly comprehend American heritage with out additionally studying concerning 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, easier, and extra ecocnomic. This inspiring, entire 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 convey 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 desktop that revolutionized the shoe production industry.
  • Madame C. J. Walker, born years after the Civil struggle 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 health professional and pioneer within the box of melanoma study chanced on a mode for checking out which medicines to take advantage of to struggle particular cancers. Dr. Wright turned the 1st girl elected president of the recent York melanoma Society and the 1st African American lady to function dean of a clinical college.

This striking assortment brings to gentle those and dozens of different interesting and astounding stories of inventors and discoverers who lived their dreams.

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