10 Black Women Inventors Who Have Changed Your Life
It’s no secret that Black people patented inventions for many of our modern conveniences. All you have to do is look around you during your daily commute to see the impact that Black Americans have had on the very operations of American society.
The traffic light, the gas mask, the light bulb that actually stayed lit for a substantial amount of time, the shoe, the mailbox, the potato chip, and more. We did that. All of that.
But there are some inventors that deserve even more acknowledgment and celebration: Black women. That’s why PushBlack has curated this list of seven Black woman inventors - of both contemporary and past times - who have changed the game and should be forever celebrated.
CLICK and SWIPE the photos to learn more about these amazing women
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