Black history is American history. Join us this February as we celebrate Black History Month. We will be publishing a variety of articles recognizing and honoring our Black heroes.
The Importance of Black History To Me
While February is labeled as Black History Month, there is no doubt we have something to be proud about every day.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Marie And Albert Brown
A full-time nurse, she spent long hours away from home and was concerned about break-ins, so Marie created the door peephole and a home security system.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Dr. Shirley Jackson
Learn the extraordinary story of a science pioneer whose inventions include the touch-tone telephone, fiber-optic cable, caller ID, and call waiting.
Ten Black Women Inventors Who Changed The World
From the hair brush, ironing board, dough kneader and roller to the heating furnace and the folding bed, female African American inventors are often overlooked.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Sarah E. Goode
She came up with a solution for working-class folks living in single-room housing. The precursor to the Murphy bed, her folding cabinet bed became a phenomenon.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Madame C.J. Walker
She went from the cotton fields of Louisiana to become the first self-made female millionaire of any race by creating the first Black haircare products.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: George Washington Carver
Known as The Plant Doctor, George Washington Carver was able to discover 300 uses for the peanut and more than 100 uses for the sweet potato.
Black Inventions That Changed The Way We Live
Black inventors changed the way we live and made many overlooked inventions that have made going about our day-to-day a lot easier.
Black History Month Officially Begins Today
This is the perfect time for parents to spend time with their kids and educate them on the importance of their culture and those who paved the way before them.