Granville Woods

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Telegraph and Railway Device Developer.

George Alcorn

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Semiconductor and Aerospace Innovator.

James West

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Created the Affordable Electret Microphone.
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Benjamin Thornton

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Created an Answering Machine Device.

Lewis Temple

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Created the "Temple's Iron" Harpoon.
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Thomas Stewart

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Invented a Version of the Mop.

Richard Spikes

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Invented an Automatic Gear Shift.

Norbert Rillieux

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Created Sugar-refining Evaporation Pan System.
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Albert Richardson

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Invented a Wooden Butter Churn.

Andre Reboucas

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Invented an Early-version Torpedo.
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Lloyd Ray

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Created the Dust Pan.
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William Purvis

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Invented a Fountain Pen.

Robert Pelham

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Invented Tallying Machine for the Census.
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John Parker

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Created a Screw for a Tobacco Press.

George Murray

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Created a Cotton-chopping Device.

Benjamin Montgomery

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Developed a Special Steamboat Propeller.

Thomas Mensah

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Pioneered the Field of Fiber Optics.
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Daniel McCree

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Created a Portable Home Fire Escape.
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John Love

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Invented Early Pencil Sharpener.
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Edward Lewis

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Invented a Spring Gun.

Joseph Lee

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Created a Bread Making Machine.

Ernest Just

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Pioneer in Marine Biology and Zoology.
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Willis Johnson

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Invented the Egg-beater.
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Lonnie Johnson

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Invented the "Super Soaker" toy.

Jack Johnson

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Boxing Champion Invented a Wrench.
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Thomas Jennings

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Developed a "Dry-cleaning" process.
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Joseph Hawkins

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Improved Gridiron Metal Oven Racks.
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Lloyd Hall

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Revolutionized the World of Food Preservation.

George Grant

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Created an Improved Golf Tee.

Meredith Gourdine

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Created an Allergen-filtration Device.

James Forten

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Revolutionized the Sail-making Business.
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David Fisher

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Creating the "Joiner's Clamp."
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Henry Faulkner

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Created a Ventilated Shoe to Minimize Blisters.

Philip Emeagwali

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Created Processes to Innovate Internet Apps.

Thomas Elkins

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Created a Refrigerated Apparatus.
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Philip Downing

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Created a Street Postal Mailbox.

Joseph Dickinson

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Developed Improved and Innovative Reed Organs.
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Mark Dean

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Created innovative Computer Devices.

Shelby Davidson

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Created Adding Machine Add-ons.
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George Crum

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Invented the Potato Chip

David Crosthwait

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Designed Innovative Heating Installations.
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Matthew Cherry

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Created a Tricycle and a Streetcar Fender.

George Carruthers

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Measuring and Detected Ultraviolet Lights.
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Henry Brown

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Created a Strongbox for Personal Valuables.
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Charles Brooks

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Developed the Street-sweeper.
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Benjamin Bradley

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Created a Steam Engine for Warships.

Otis Boykin

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Invented Resistors for Pacemakers.
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Henry Blair

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Invented a Seed Planter and Corn Harvester.

Andrew Beard

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Created the "Jenny Coupler."

Lewis Latimer

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Invented an Improved Light Bulb

Percy Julian

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Pioneer in the Field of Synthetic Chemistry

Garrett Morgan

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Inventor of a Traffic Signal and Gas Mask
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Elijah McCoy

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Inventor of the Automatic Lubricator

Fred Jones

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Developed Refrigeration System for Trucks
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Daniel Hale Williams

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Pioneer of Open Heart Surgery

Jan Matzeliger

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Invented an Automated Shoe Lasting Device

Charles Drew

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Pioneer of the Modern Blood Bank

George Washington Carver

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Invented Thousand of Uses for the Peanut

Benjamin Banneker

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Astronomy who Developed an Almanac.