Black Inventors: Innovators Who Changed the Way We Live

Next time you close an elevator door or put on a pair of sturdy shoes, think about the ingenious black folks who made that possible.

By: Teresa Wiltz
Posted: Feb. 21 2014 1:00 AM
 
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