Tag: Black Inventors

Everyday Things Created By Black Inventors

By Dora Mekouar for Voice of America. The folding chair, gas mask, traffic signal, automatic elevator doors, potato chips and the Super Soaker childrens’s water gun toy were all invented by Black innovators.   From the three-light traffic signal, refrigerated trucks, automatic elevator doors, color monitors for desktop computers, to the shape of the modern […]

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Inventions by Black Americans That Make Life Better: Leisure and Recreation

Excerpted from an article by Michelle Dillon for the Jacksonville Progress 2/13/22. Read the full article here. People enjoy their pastimes and many of those pastimes include fun and games. In this installment of our series about inventions by Black Americans, we’ll review a few contributions that make leisure time more enjoyable. For many children, […]

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