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Three famous black inventors are George Washington Carver, Lewis Latimer and Garret Augustus Morgan. All three inventors were born in America. Carver and Latimer were born slaves before or during the Civil War, while Mor... More »

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Some notable black inventors are Lonnie G. Johnson, Granville T. Woods, George Washington Carver and Elijah McCoy. Other black inventors are George Alcorn, Otis Boykin and Frederick McKinley Jones. More »

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There is no known biography of Thomas (T. A.) Carrington. All that is known about him is that he filed a patent for a type of range oven on July 25, 1876 in Baltimore, Maryland. More »

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Prominent African-American inventors include Alexander Miles, Mark Dean, George Washington Carver, Lewis Latimer and Lonnie G. Johnson. Patricia Bath, C.J. Walker and Jan Ernst Matzelinger were talented female African-Am... More »

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Some notable black inventors are Lonnie G. Johnson, Granville T. Woods, George Washington Carver and Elijah McCoy. Other black inventors are George Alcorn, Otis Boykin and Frederick McKinley Jones. More »

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KidsPlayandCreate.com’s “African American Inventors Black History Month for Kids” and National Geographic for Kids’ article “Black Inventors and Pioneers of Science” are good lists of famous black inventors for younger k... More »

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George Washington Carver died of complications after a fall in his home on Jan. 5, 1943, according to A&E's Biography. The scientist was 78 years old at the time of his death. More »

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