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...
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."
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 ...
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.
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in black women's hair care and became the first self-made female millionaire.
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.
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. The first African-American billionaire,
combat pilot, Nobel Prize winner, poet laureate, Oscar winner, and Miss America.
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 ...
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.