Black Pioneers of Science and Invention Themes

Louis Haber
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The fourteen Black Pioneers were collectively responsible for some of the world's most famous and functional inventions. Unfortunately, their inventors are not as well known. It is hard to imagine how the world would be without traffic lights, open heart surgery, gas masks, and electric lamps. Without the Black Pioneers, none of those things would exist.

Although Banneker did not invent the clock, he was responsible for building the first one in America. The clock was made entirely of wood and kept perfect time.

Louis Latimer was responsible for the refinement of the electric lamp, for which he received a patent.

George Washington Carver was a prolific inventor, creating hundreds of products and processes which revolutionized the agriculture industry.

Lloyd Hall's contributions to the world of inventions included ways in which to preserve, store and transport foods that were previously prone to contamination and spoilage.

Garrett Morgan invented...

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