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Signed Sirelle: FEBRUARY 2016 - "The Significance of Black This, Black That: for People Stuck on Stupid"

“There shouldn’t be a Black History Month. We’re Americans. Period. That’s it.”

From the moment we begin our grade school circuit of history courses, we’re taught a “wide-ranging” curriculum of American history. 507 more words

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Origin of Relaxers-What They Didn't Tell You

Alright let’s throw back to the origin.

In 1910, a child of former black slaves, under the name “Garrett Augustus Morgan“, while working at a sewing machine repair shop and attempting to invent a new lubricating liquid for the machine needle, wiped the liquid off his hands on a wool cloth. 400 more words


Garrett Morgan: Modern Gas Mask

In 1914, Morgan patented a breathing device, or “safety hood,” providing its wearers with a safer breathing experience in the presence of smoke, gases and other pollutants.

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Sincere Culture | Sincere Science

"You cannot NOT have a user experience"*...

Q: I’ve heard people use UI and UX interchangeably. I thought I knew the difference, but now I’m confused. Can you please clarify this once and for all? 

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The First Traffic Light Installed

“What would life be without a traffic light?”

Despite all the idiots on the road who don’t pay attention to traffic lights, you’re probably thinking would it make a difference? 315 more words

Black History Hero: Garret Morgan

Garrett Morgan was an inventor and businessman from Cleveland who invented a device called the Morgan safety hood and smoke protector in 1914. On July 25, 1916, Garrett Morgan made national news for using his gas mask to rescue 32 men trapped during an explosion in an underground tunnel 250 feet beneath Lake Erie. 130 more words

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Nov 20, 1923:

Garrett Morgan patents three-position traffic signal

On this day in 1923, the U.S. Patent Office grants Patent No. 1,475,074 to 46-year-old inventor and newspaperman Garrett Morgan for his three-position traffic signal. 1,225 more words