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African American Inventors

Black History Month Lesson African American Inventors

Select one of the following African American Inventors below to create a PowerPoint presentation about that African American Inventor. You may select an inventor not on this list, but must get instructor approval first.
  • Charles Armstrong
  • Benjamin Banneker
  • Andrew Beard
  • Bessie Blount
  • George Washington Carver
  • Julius Hart
  • Augusta Sambo Jackson
  • Mae Jemison
  • Daniel Johnson
  • James C. Jones
  • Marjorie Joyner
  • Ernest Just
  • Lewis Latimer
  • Jan Ernst Matzeliger
  • Elijah McCoy
  • Benjamin Montogomery
  • Samuel Scottron
  • Granville T. Woods