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Garret Augustus Morgan, one of the country’s most successful African-American inventors

Garret Morgan was the inventory of the gas mask and the traffic signal. Born in the last quarter of the nineteenth century to former slaves, Garrett A. 254 more words

Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer

Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science

The First Computer Programmer

by Diane Stanley

illustrated by Jessie Hartland

A Paula Wiseman Book, Simon & Schuster 2016

Where will booksellers keep all the amazing nonfiction books that are popping up?  475 more words

Children's Books

Meet the Maker: Wayne Rasanen, Inventor of DecaTxt

In our ccontinuing look at 2017 Gulf Coast MakerCon makers, we invite you to meet Wayne Rasanen, inventor of the DecaTxt one handed keyboard, and president of the… 562 more words

Gulf Coast MakerCon

February 11th National Inventors Day

National Inventors Day

Feb 11th, 2017 celebrates the inventor in all of us. Of course, some are more successful than others. Thomas Edison,

the Wright Brothers… 90 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

Black History Month - Little known facts about Black inventions that will surprise you

Information taken Black Inventor

Marjorie Stewart Joyner was born in Monterey, Virginia on October 24, 1896, the granddaughter of a slave and a slave-owner. In 1912, an eager Marjorie moved to Chicago, Illinois to pursue a career in cosmetology. 2,214 more words


Making A Difference, Part 2

This morning I wrote a short post about how I need to see the little things I do on a daily basis can make a difference for the kids I work with. 547 more words

Brace Yourself For This Long List of Black Inventors

Happy Black History Month!!!!!!

Here’s a list of black inventors and their inventions:

Bessie Blount Griffin (1914-2009)

Patented a device allowing amputees to feed themselves… 515 more words