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List of African-American inventors and scientists - Wikipedia


This list of African-American inventors and scientists documents many of the African Americans ... He was the first to synthesize the natural product physostigmine, and a pioneer in the industrial l...

Black Inventors through American History - Famous Black Inventors


In the Stevie Wonder song "Black Man," the Motown marvel sings of Benjamin Banneker: "first clock to be made in America was created by a black man." Though ...

Famous Black Inventors


Explore the contributions of modern African American inventors like Dr. Patricia Bath, Dr. Mark Dean and James E. West. Read biographies of the famous black ...

Top 10 African American Inventors - Listverse


Oct 29, 2007 ... This is a list of the ten greatest African American inventors. 10. Madame C J ... its growth. She was the first African-American woman millionaire.

Famous Black Inventors - Biography.com


Explore Biography.com's collection of famous black inventors, including Lonnie ... in black women's hair care and became the first self-made female millionaire.

Top Ten Black Inventors (You Didn't Know About) | The Village


Feb 27, 2015 ... Bath is a contemporary inventor and ophthalmologist from Harlem, New York. She is the first black female doctor to receive a medical patent.

African American Scientists & Inventors - Infoplease


Despite these constraints, there were a number of successful black inventors whose inventions proved useful and important. Thomas Jennings, the first known  ...

Famous Firsts by African Americans (Inventors, Government, Law ...


Famous Firsts by African Americans. The first African-American billionaire, combat pilot, Nobel Prize winner, poet laureate, Oscar winner, and Miss America.

Early History of African American Inventors - About.com


Thomas Jennings, born in 1791, is believed to have been the first Black inventor to receive a patent for an invention. He was 30 years old when he was granted ...

The Top Ten Most Famous Black Inventors and What They Did


We take a look at the top ten most famous black inventors of all time, studying the ... for black women - made her the first African-American female millionaire. 7.