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The #1 resource on the web focusing on the ingenuity and accomplishments of the top Black inventors over the last 300 years. Their contributions are chronicled and the inventors are profiled, providing information for students and others interested in these pioneers of Black History.
Pioneer of the Modern Blood Bank
Daniel Hale Williams
Pioneer of Open Heart Surgery
Inventor of the Automatic Lubricator
Developed Refrigeration System for Trucks
Inventor of a Traffic Signal and Gas Mask
George Washington Carver
Invented Thousand of Uses for the Peanut
Invented an Automated Shoe Lasting Device
Invented an Improved Light Bulb
Madam C.J. Walker
Created a Black Hair Product Empire.
Pioneer in the Field of Synthetic Chemistry
More Black Inventors
Invented an Early-version Torpedo.
Created the “Jenny Coupler.”
Astronomy who Developed an Almanac.
Created a Steam Engine for Warships.
Developed a Special Steamboat Propeller.
Developed the Street-sweeper.
Designed Innovative Heating Installations.
Pioneer in Marine Biology and Zoology.
Semiconductor and Aerospace Innovator.
Measuring and Detected Ultraviolet Lights.
Invented the Potato Chip
Created an Improved Golf Tee.
Created a Cotton-chopping Device.
Telegraph and Railway Device Developer.
Invented a Seed Planter and Corn Harvester.
Created a Strongbox for Personal Valuables.
Boxing Champion Invented a Wrench.
Revolutionized the Sail-making Business.
Created the Affordable Electret Microphone.
Created a Screw for a Tobacco Press.
Developed Improved and Innovative Reed Organs.
Created a Bread Making Machine.
Created the “Temple’s Iron” Harpoon.
Revolutionized the World of Food Preservation.
Created the Dust Pan.
Invented the “Super Soaker” toy.
Invented the “Permanent Waving Machine.”
Created innovative Computer Devices.
Created a Tricycle and a Streetcar Fender.
Created an Allergen-filtration Device.
Invented a “Gong and Signal” chair for hotels.
Created Sugar-refining Evaporation Pan System.
Invented Resistors for Pacemakers.
Created a Laser Surgical Device.
Created a Street Postal Mailbox.
Created Processes to Innovate Internet Apps.
Invented an Automatic Gear Shift.
Invented Tallying Machine for the Census.
Created a Version of the Ironing Board.
Invented the Folding Cabinet Bed.
Created Adding Machine Add-ons.
Created a Refrigerated Apparatus.
Developed a “Dry-cleaning” process.
Pioneered the Field of Fiber Optics.
Invented a Version of the Mop.
Developed a 3-D Optical Illusion Device.
Invented a Fountain Pen.
Invented the Egg-beater.
Early Black Inventors
Invented a Wooden Butter Churn.
Created an Answering Machine Device.
Created a Portable Home Fire Escape.
Creating the “Joiner’s Clamp.”
Invented a Spring Gun.
Created a Ventilated Shoe to Minimize Blisters.
Invented Early Pencil Sharpener.
Improved Gridiron Metal Oven Racks.