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Alice H. Parker - Inventor of the gas-fired heating furnace and one of the most well-educated woman of her time and one of the few African American women to attend college back then (Parker graduated from Howard University in the early 1900s).
Invented: A form of eye surgery using lasers Dr. Patricia Bath, an ophthalmologist received her patent, became the first African American woman doctor to receive a patent for a medical invention. Patricia Bath’s patent (no. 4,744,360), a method for removing cataract lenses, transformed eye surgery, using a laser device making the procedure more accurate (With another invention, Bath was able to restore sight to people who had been blind for over 30 years.
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African American jockey Isaac Burns Murphy was a Kentucky Derby winner and a National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame inductee. Learn more at Biography.com.
Le CR Patterson & Sons Company est une entreprise de construction de transport, et le premier constructeur automobile afro-américaine en propriété exclusive. La société a été fondée par Charles Richard Patterson, qui est né dans l'esclavage en Avril 1833 une plantation en Virginie.
Disney's first African American animator, Floyd Norman, working on Sleeping Beauty, 1958.
George Washington Carver January 1864?–January 5, 1943 George was an American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor. The exact day and year of his birth are unknown; believed to have been born into slavery in Missouri in January 1864. Carver in Diamond Grove, Newton County, near Crystal Place, now known as Diamond, Missouri. His master, Moses Carver, was a German American immigrant who had purchased George's parents, Mary and Giles, from William P. McGinnis on October 9, 1855, for…
Sarah Goode - 1855-1905 First African American woman to hold a patent. Entrepreneure et inventrice. Première africaine américaine à déposer un brevet pour un meuble de bureau. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_goode
Madam C.J. Walker (December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919), born Sarah Breedlove, was an African-American businesswoman, hair care entrepreneur and philanthropist. She made her fortune by developing and marketing a hugely successful line of beauty and hair products for black women under the company she founded, Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madam_C._J._Walker) #BlackHistoryIsAmericanHistory