Black Women In Science

BLACK WOMEN IN SCIENCE

The Hidden Story by Beverly Lucas Imagine how difficult it would be to attend medical school while a war is being fought in your country; in a year when the horse and cart was the common mode of transportation, in a time when slaves were newly freed and when neither women...
Mildred Porter's Ideal Vegetable Washing Device
Mildred Porter, the inventor of the Ideal Vegetable Washing Device is interested in securing a manufacturer for this unique invention, United States Patent Number 4,944,051, July 31, 1990. It has been said that "Necessity is the mother of inventions." Trite as this might seem, this is the reason Porter invented...
Garrett Augustus Morgan
A Major Innovator Of The Modern World Few people living today could imagine this modern world without such lifesaving devices as the gas mask or the streetlight, many people who fail to recognize the name of the great man who created them; Garrett A. Morgan. Morgan was born in Paris, Kentucky...