Black Inventors Who Changed the World: Andrew J. Beard
He created many inventions like a flour mill, but his most famous was the railroad Jenny Coupler that automatically connected rail cars together.
Black Inventors Who Changed the World: Dr. Patricia Bath
She invented the Laserphaco Probe, performed the first cataract surgery with a laser, and co-founded the American Institute for the Prevention of Blindness.
Black Inventors Who Changed the World: Dr. Mark Dean
He developed the first IBM PC, the first color monitor, and the gigahertz processor.
Barbie Launches One-of-a-Kind Dolls to Celebrate Black History Month
Cleo Wade teamed up with Barbie to Celebrate the 'Power, Brilliance and Determination' of Black Women.
Black Inventors Who Changed the World: Fredrick Mckinley Jones
This amazing inventor literally changed how perishable foods, blood, and supplies were delivered around the world.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Dr. Charles R. Drew
Thanks to Dr. Drew, the Red Cross was able to adopt his invention of preserving blood and plasma, the blood bank, and mobile blood donation truck.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Otis Boykin
He patented the chemical air filter for gas masks, the burglar proof cash register, and wire precision resistor for the first implantable pacemaker.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Thomas L. Jennings
Meet the man who invented the method of dry scouring garments. Best known as dry cleaning, Jennings became the first Black man to receive a US patent in 1821.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Garrett Morgan
He is a true American trailblazer who invented the three system traffic light, the precursor to the gas mask, a better working sewing machine, and much more.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Marie And Albert Brown
A full-time nurse, she spent long hours away from home and was concerned about break-ins, so Marie created the door peephole and a home security system.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Dr. Shirley Jackson
Learn the extraordinary story of a science pioneer whose inventions include the touch-tone telephone, fiber-optic cable, caller ID, and call waiting.