Welcome to Everyday Black History! Where we highlight the contributions of Black Men and Women both Past and present. Here we celebrate Afro Appreciation, where Black American, Africans and Latinos of African descent are honored. We also highlight Institutions that have help the advancement of people in the African Diaspora, such as historically Black University and many others. Enjoy
Robert P. Moses work has permeated throughout Black History for almost 60 years before his passing. He was directly involved with getting people to vote. He educated many people through his Algebra Project and helped prepare countless people for college and the workforce. Check out the rest of this episode for more info. Enjoy
Many of us know George Washington Carver and his accomplishments for Black History. His work is renowned throughout the world but during his lifetime and many generations after. Today we celebrate him and his work on Everyday Black History
Sarah Rector was a young Black Girl who came from Oklahoma and made a fortune when her land began to produce oil. She soon built an empire of land and real estate holding, a bakery a much more. Check out the episode for more
Guion Bluford is the first African American man who flew into space and Mae Jamison is the first African American woman to fly into space. Their examples have influenced generations of Black youth in the scientific and tech fields. And today we salute them
Jake Simmons and L.W. Thomas are two men who made money in the oil business. The also established real estate and insurance companies, as well as a oil and mineral rights company. Check out the episode for more info
Anthony Crawford was a proud Black man who was successful and amassed considerable land holdings. He was about the uplifting of Black people and put his money into that cause. He was unfortunately killed for his success by a lynch mob in South Carolina. Check out the episode for more info.
Dr Dorothy Spikes was a mathematician and university administrator who’s work no doubt influenced many college age men and women. Richard Spikes was an inventor who had over 12 patents to his name and invented things from a variety of industries. Check out the episode for more info
This episode covers two men who aren’t household names. Robert Flemming was an inventor who invented a type of guitar in 1886 and Otis Blackwell was a songwriter who wrote hits for some of the biggest names in music and sold hundreds of millions of albums. Check out the episode for more info.
Dr Canady was the first Black female neurosurgeon in the US. She has positively influenced and accomplished so much in the field of pediatric neurology. John Lee Love was an inventor who’s inventions are still in wide use today. We celebrate their drive, determination and ingenuity in Everyday Black History
These two newspapers are two of the largest and most influential Black owned newspapers in the country. They were able to influence huge movements in the Black community as well as show Black excellence during a time of disenfranchisement in the Black community. Check out the episode for more info. Enjoy
This episode cover two men who were the first editors and founders of the first Black newspaper, The Freedoms Journal. They opened the door for many Black owned newspapers to follow. Check out the episode for more info.
Annie Lee was an artist and philanthropist who dedicated her time, money, home etc to help and inspire both men and women to art and to attend HBCU’s. Her art accurately depicts Black American life in the US. Check out the episode to find out more.
Weeksville Brooklyn was one of the first free Black communities in New York. Many Black professionals, leaders and entrepreneurs came from Weeksville and it was a beacon of racial pride. Check out the episode for more info. Enjoy
Seneca Village is New York’s first free Black settlement. It was a community largely forgotten throughout history as it stood in the land that is now Central Park. Check out the episode or more information. Enjoy
Mary Church Terrell was a activist who fought for the rights of all Black men and women. She was an educator as well and fought for inclusion for Black Women during the women’s Suffrage movement. So much more can be said about her work, but check out the episode and find out more of her amazing work
Shields Green, John Anthony Copeland and Lewis Sheridan Leary are three men who fought and died for freedom. Their activities might’ve cost them their lives but it inspired generations of freedom fighters, especially those involved in the Civil Rights Movement. Check out the episode for more info. Enjoy
Josiah Henson was an author, abolitionist and minister who was the basis of the book Uncle Toms Cabin. There’s is so much more to him than what that novel portrayed. Check out the episode to find out who he really was.
Today’s episode we highlight two icons of the civil rights movement. Their work as well as the work of their peers has gotten us to where we are today. We have so much further to go but their work has gotten us this far. We owe a great debt to these two men as well as many others. Check out the episode for more info
Dr Lisa Cook is a leading authority in worldwide economics. She has mentored and advocated for more Black women to enter and advance in the field. William Hooper Councill was a slave who became and educator and started an HBCU which is now known as Alabama A&M University. To find out more, check out the episode. Enjoy
Today’s episode covers two people in the STEM field. Dr Powtawche Valerino is a mechanical engineer in NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab. And Dr Arthur Walker Jr was a Astro and solar physicist who helped developed and pioneer X-Ray Ultraviolet optics to view the Sun and other optics in Space. Check out the episode to find out more. Enjoy
Dr Gloria Gilmer is a mathematician and the first women to publish research findings in the field of mathematics. She’s also a pioneer in ethnomathematics, the study between math and culture. Dr Rediet Abebe is a computer scientist who studies Artificial Intelligence and Algorithms. She’s also help many people from underrepresented communities to learn more in the field of Computer Science. Check out the episode to learn more. Enjoy
Lewis Temple was an inventor and entrepreneur. Lyda Newman was an inventor and activist for women suffrage. And San Juan Hill was an area where art and culture thrived. Unfortunately through gentrification and “urban renewal” the memory of the area has been lost and forgotten. Check out the episode for more info. Enjoy
Bessie a Coleman was an inspiration to all people of color who wanted to fly the friendly skies. She was the first Black and Native Indigenous women to receive her pilots license. She was a daredevil of the skies with her daring aerial stunts. Check out the episode for more information. Enjoy
Granville Woods was an inventor and entrepreneur who was pioneering electrical engineer. He innovations in the field led to the advancement of railway systems around the world still in use today. Check out the episode for more information. Enjoy
Jesse Russell is an inventor and innovator in digital cell phone industries as well as high speed wireless and broadband Technology. He has several patents (nearly 100) and continues to innovate in the field. Check out the episode for more info
Mary Lou Williams was a influential Jazz pianist and composer who composed for Duke Ellington and mentored many great Jazz musicians during her day. She had composed over 100 records and was the first woman to be successful in Jazz. Check out the episode for more
Moses Fleetwood Walker was a officially the first Black man to play in the MLB, some 6 decades before Jackie Robinson. He was an inventor and entrepreneur that owned theaters and opera houses as well as a newspaper. Check out the episode for more info
Phillip Downing received 5 patents one of which is still in wide use today. Bernard Garrett was a successful real estate and banking entrepreneur who used white men as the “faces” for his companies while being the true owner. Check out the episode for more info.
Samuel Ballton was a former slave who became a landowner and entrepreneur who built and sold houses, farmed in Pickles and was involved in a variety of businesses. He was the living embodiment of the “American Dream” check out the episode for more info
Dr James West is an inventor who invented the foil electret microphone and holds over 250 foreign and US patents. He’s an educator and helped many people of color to advance at the workplace as well as receive scholarships for careers in the sciences. Enjoy
Today’s episode highlight two billionaire business magnates. Folorunso has a variety of different businesses that she involved with making her Niageria’s richest woman. Robert F.Smith is a billionaire investor who has one of the largest and most successful private equity firms. Check out the episode for more info
Dorothy Vaughan was a brilliant Mathematician who worked at NACA and NASA for 28 years and contributed majorly to space travel and exploration , flight research and so much more. She was also a teacher for many years before joining NASA. There is so much she has accomplished, but check out the episode for more info
Cathy Hughes is a radio and media mogul who founded UrbanOne, which operate over 55 radio stations nationwide. It’s one of the largest Black owned conglomerates in the country. Check out the episode for more information
Fawn Weaver is a New York Times best selling author who is also a Whiskey Connoisseur behind the Uncle Nearest Brand of Whiskey. She found out about Nathan “Nearest” Green from a NY times article and mage it her work to bring his legacy alive and put out a Whiskey bearing his name. Check out the episode for more info
Dr. Jennifer Satterfield Siegel and Mellisa Harville-Lebron are two women who own NASCAR racing teams and has experienced great success in such a short period of time. Many “first” have been accomplished through their work and people of color are making an entrance into the racing world of NASCAR. Check out the episode for more information
Bayer Mack wears so many hat in entertainment. He’s a writer, director, filmmaker, documentarian, record producer and so much more. Through out his life he’s had his hand in many pies and continues to highlight our history in his work. Check out the episode and enjoy
Keisha Manning creates Nursesbnb, a platform for lodging for traveling nurses. BLK Capital Management Corp is a hedge fund run by students to help serve minority’s entrepreneurs and add a Black presence to the industry. Dr Kristian Henderson created BLK+GRN which an online marketplace of all natural, non toxic products by Black artisans for all people.
This episode highlights two men who are making huge strides in the tech industry. Diondre Lewis has started his own ride sharing company to rival the likes of Uber, Lyft and Grubhub. Roy Allela has created a device to aid hearing impaired and deaf people to communicate better. Their inventions are both groundbreaking and will change the game as know it. Check out the episode.
On this episode we talk about a few individuals who are making big strides in the liquor business. They are creating jobs and potentially inspiring generations of young Black men and women. As well as getting rid of negative stereotypes about Blacks and Liquor. Check out the episode to find out more. Enjoy
Marvin’s Robinson has started her own line of champagne. Randy Williams has started his own line of timepieces and Dr Hadiyah Green is on a breakthrough for the cure of cancer. Check out this episode to find out more about them.
Angela Benton and Tristan Walker are two people who have accomplished much in their fields. Angela has brought attention to the lack of diversity in the tech field which allowed many Black men and women to gain funding and recognition for their works. Tristan Walker has created and sold a product that’s helpful to Black men when it comes to shaving and hair care. Listen to the epic to find out more on these two amazing individuals.
Dr Jewel Plummer Cobb and Dr Vivien Thomas were both medical pioneers. Dr Cobb was a pioneer of cancer research involving skin cancers and leukemia. Dr Vivien Thomas was a pioneer of cardiovascular surgery, without any medical degree. Their accomplishments are mind boggling. Enjoy
These two women are examples of Black History and an inspiration. Anna Dupree built a small empire with her husband in Houston and Dr Jane Wright made groundbreaking achievements in cancer research, saving millions of lives. Check out the episode for more information
Walter Sammons was an inventor who received a patent for the hot comb. A device that’s still in high use by women all over the world. Dr Ernest Just was a scientist,biologist who’s work was groundbreaking. He has influenced many generations of Black youth with his work.
John Roger and Jeremiah Hamilton are two successful financiers from different eras. One from the 1800’s, the other from the 1980’s. They both succeeded in business and became big names in their prospective fields of finance.
This episode talks about three black men who work in a field where there isn’t much representation of Black people, the field of architecture. These 3 men designed many buildings that are landmarks today. Check out the episode and enjoy
This episode commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Greensboro sit in that led to the desegregation practices across the nation. The movement started in North Carolina but spread to many other states and help sparked the Civi Rights movement. Enjoy the episode
In this episode we cover the top 21 Black owned financial institutions that are still in existence in the US. We also talk about the importance of these financial institutions to our community and the need to “Bank Black”
Industrial Bank is one of the top 5 Black owned banks in the country. With hundreds of millions in assets and total deposits they were able to save other black owned banks from insolvency. Check out the episode for more info.
Citizens Trust Bank is one of the oldest Black owned banks in the country. Founded in Atlanta GA, it helped spearhead the growth of Atlanta as a cultural hub for Black business and home ownership helping to establish some of the most affluent areas for Black men and women in the country. Check out the rest of the episode for more info.
Black owned financial institutions are slowly dying. Over the years many have closed down or went into bankruptcy. But with our spending power we can put our money into more of these institutions and help them thrive. Check out the episode to find out more.
This episode of EveryDay Black History we had the pleasure of interviewing St Clair who wrote a book about the beauty of natural hair and helping her sister to appreciate her own natural hair. Check out the interview to find out more about the book and where you can find it.
These two women are an example and inspiration to us all. They both built cosmetic empires from the ground up. Even when the rest of the world was going through hard economic times, they were able to succeed and expand and inspire thousand of Black Women world wide to financial independence. Check out the episode for more info. You won’t be disappointed.
Annie Malone was one of the first Black Women to be a millionaire in the Us, even before Madam CJ Walker who was one of her protégés. She developed schools and employed thousands of women worldwide. Majorie Joyner was also a successful pioneer in the hair care industry and inventor of the Permanent wave design on which she made improvements to what was the current design at that time. She worked with Madam CJ Walker and taught thousands of women.
Today we highlight two pioneers in the hair and skin care industries. These men along with their wives Joan Johnson and Eunich Dudley revolutionized the those industries and directly marketed their products to the Black Community. Their products have been mainstays for decades and are an inspiration to entrepreneurs and power couples everywhere.
Samuel B Fuller is an inspiration to many Black Business Men and Women I’m the hair care business. No doubt inspired himself by Madam C.J. Walker, he started his. Gained during the Great Depression and became one of the richest Black American businessmen in the country. Check out the episode to find out more.
Vanessa Braxton is the CEO and President of Black Momma Brands and looking to expand all over the country by taking her company public and being the first Black woman to have a company on the New York Stock Exchange. Enjoy
Harry Pace was a successful entrepreneur who started multiple successful business despite many setbacks. He started a record label an Insurance company and a Law firm in his lifetime. Check out the episode for more info
Henry Sampson was an inventor and nuclear engineer who received a few patents and was the first Black American to receive his PH in the field. He was all a film historian on Black filmmakers. Check out the Podcast episode for more
Maggie Walker, born of a former slave who became a teacher and later a successful business woman. Turning a nearly bankrupt institution into a successful and effective one. Spawning stores, banks and even newspapers. Check it out
Juan Gualberto Gomez was a Afro Cuban revolutionary leader in the Cuban War of Independence. He fought for racial equality, justice and progression of Black Cubans. Check out the episode to find out more
As we continue in Hispanic Heritage Month we honor two men today. Dr Raul Cuero a Professor and Scientist of micro biology and inventor. And Pedro Albizu Campos, leader of the Puerto Rico Independence movements. Enjoy
Felipe Luciano didn’t have it easy in the world but despite hardships he still managed to become the main he is today through grit and determination. Receiving an education and culturally impacting a generation. Enjoy
Today we have a treat for our listeners. We have the honor and privilege of talking to one of the last remaining members of the vaunted and groundbreaking Tuskegee Airman. We talk about his autobiography, Soaring to Glory and some of his experiences before and after WW II and how he was able to overcome obstacles to become a living legend. Check it out. You will definitely enjoy listening to it as much as i did interviewing him :)
Arlie Petters is a mathematician and physicist who has created and pioneered the Mathematical Theory of gravitational lensing. His research has been expanded over the years to include many other aspects and he continues to expand in his theory. He is very active in the Black Community.
Archia Ross was an entrepreneur and inventor who received 5 patents in the US and Canada. He was a successful entrepreneur in NYC where he sold his some of his inventions as well as wardrobe fixtures etc. check out this episode. Enjoy
Dr Jeanette Epps is an accomplished Aerospace Engineer and NASA Astronaut. She work years at the CIA before becoming an astronaut and nearly becoming the first Black American to live in a space station. Check out the episode for more
Soni Oyekan is a chemical engineer and entrepreneur who is a PH, D recipient and inventor who’s focus is on the oil refining and petroleum business. He’s mentored many individuals and made major breakthroughs in the industry
Ursula Burns is a Engineer and successful businesswoman who was the President and CEO of Fortune 500 companies and gives back by funding and starting non profits and educational opportunities for minorities and woman. Enjoy!
Dr James McLurkin is a Engineer and Professor who specializes in Swarm Robotics. He came upon his break throughs by studying insects and nature and building robots that can mimic the Swarm behavior of Ants and Bees. Check out this episode and enjoy 😊
Alexander Mikes was an entrepreneur and inventor who established several businesses and received a patent for his improvements of the elevator door, which is a standard feature on elevators today. Check out and enjoy!
David Steward is one of 5 African American billionaires and founded and runs one of the largest owned African American companies in the US. He is involved in his community and example to generations of young men and women. Enjoy
Thomas Mensah is an entrepreneur, engineer and inventor who holds 14 patents related to the fiber optics field. He is the president and CEO of his own company is also behind the development of laser guided missile systems that travel at the doors of sound. Check out this episode. Enjoy
Clark Atlanta University is a combination of two HBCU and is one of the largest institutions in the Atlanta University Center Consortium. It has produced more Black PH.D’s than any HBCU in the nation. Check out the episode. Enjoy 😊
Pat Chappelle was a entrepreneur and theater owner who established a successful traveling show of mostly African American performers. He owned several businesses such as theater and saloons. And helped many of the performers find work in a comfortable environment, where they were able to thrive. Check out the episode to find out more
Ben Montgomery was a slave who was freed and went on to invent a device that allows small boats to propel through shallow water. He became a landowner and an entrepreneur. A true example of Black History.
Elijah McCoy was an inventor and engineer who held 57 patents. Most of which was related to the lubrication of steam engines in locomotives. He was a pioneer in this industry and made major improvements to designs that already existed. His inventions were so popular that the phrase “The Real McCoy” was coined to separate his inventions from the rest. Check out the episode. Enjoy
Dorothy Hughes is an entrepreneur, a trans public speaker who has pioneered child welfare and fought on the front lines for civil right for African Americans, Women and children of multiracial backgrounds. She’s accomplished so much. Check out this episode. Enjoy
Jan Matzliger was a Dutchman of African descent who invented a shoe assembly machine which revolutionize the shoe industry and made it possible that rich and poor alike can enjoy a comfortable pair of shoes. Enjoy
Cathy Hughes is an entrepreneur, business executive and owner of a publicly traded company making her the first African American woman to do so. She has accomplished much in her life. Check out this episode to find out more.
John Dabiri is a biophysicist, bioengineer, Professor and inventor. He has taught at both CalTech and Stanford as well as researching jellyfish and applying that research to different fields that’s groundbreaking. Check out the audio and enjoy!
MoreHouse College established in 1867 is one of the most storied Institutions of higher learning. Some of the most well known leaders, entrepreneurs and entertainers have attended there. Check out this episode for more. Enjoy
Dr Raphael Carl Lee is a Biomedical surgeon, engineer and entrepreneur. He founded two companies and is a pioneer in the biomedical field. He is credited with helping expand the understanding of electrical injuries on the human body. Check out the episode to learn more. Enjoy
Dr Claudia Alexander was a Engineer and Scientist who specialized in Planetary Science, space plasma and tectonic plates. She was an advocate of minority girls and women to join the STEM Fields. And started a scholarship to realize that dream. Enjoy!
Jerry Lawson was a electrical engineer who was a pioneer in the game omg industry in the 1970’s and 80’s. He is responsible for development of the interchangeable video game cartridge. Check out the podcast for more info. Enjoy!
Dr Treena Arinzeh is a Biomedical Engineer and Professor who is a pioneer in STEM CELL research and made many breakthroughs in the field. She also involved in the community and example for young people of color.
Gloria Long Anderson is an inventor and holder of 2 patents, a chemist who’s worked has been applied in different fields and academic who held President positions at Morris Brown University more than once. Enjoy
This episode is about June Bacon Bercey who is believed to be the first African American women to receive a degree in meteorology in the US. She started scholarships to get more African American people (especially women and young girls of color) in atmospheric sciences and meteorology. Enjoy
Donna Auguste is a successful businesswoman, Engineer and philanthropist who founded her own software company which she sold for $147 million in 2001. She also worked for Apple and other tech companies. Enjoy
Tom Mboya was a independence activist, Trade Unionist and the one of the Founding Fathers if Kenya’a Independence. He also spearheading programs beneficial to several African countries including Airlift African which allowed Africans to study in the US. Enjoy!
Dr Jose Celso Barbosa was the first Puerto Rican of African who obtained a medical degree in the US. He was a political leader as well and known as the father of the Statehood For Puerto Rico movement. Enjoy
Dr Wanda Austin is an engineer and former President and CEO of Aerospace Corp which is the leading architect for the US national security space programs. She still consults for them. She is extremely accomplished and respected in the Science and Tech fields, where she even advised the President. Check out the episode.
Kimberly Bryant is an electrical engineer and technologist who worked at several companies in the biotech and pharmaceutical fields. She is known for establishing Black Girls Code which teaches basic computer programming to young girls to increase the percentage of Black women in the tech fields. Enjoy
Dr Samuel Kountz was an African American kidney transplant surgeon and inventor who performed over 500 kidney transplants and helped develop a machine which keeps the kidney fresh for up to 50 hours for transplant patients all over the world. Enjoy
Dr Rick Kittles is a African American biologist who specializes in tracing African American ancestry through human genetics. He has helped many African American learn there ancestry because of his breakthrough research on human genetics. Enjoy
Dr Shirley Jackson is an African American physicist and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President. She is the first African American to receive a Ph.D from MIT and her research allowed for the improvements in portable faxes, touch tone telephone, fiber optics and call waiting and caller I.d. She is a pioneer and extremely accomplished and an important highlight for Everyday Black History. Enjoy
Dr Betty Wright Harris is a chemist, inventor and educator who received a patent for a device that detects explosives. She is a pioneer as well in the field of chemist and one of the few African American women in the field. Enjoy
Kerrie Holley is an African American inventor and software architect who worked at IBM and received their highest honor the IBM Fellow. He holds several patents in the software field and continues to make advancement in AI and SOA based infrastructure. Enjoy
John E. Hodge was an African American professor and chemist who developed the Hodge Scheme in chemistry and also taught and shaped the minds of countless individuals as he taught in several universities throughout his career. Enjoy!
Walter Lincoln Hawkins was an Engineer and inventor who helped to develop durable plastics used for different purposes and also helped to develop ways to properly discard of it so it doesn’t damage the environment
Francisco Menendez was an escaped slave who became a military leader, protecting the first free Black settlement in Spanish Florida. He was hailed for his leadership, military prowess and his loyalty. Enjoy!
This episode talks about Fort Nose which was the first free settlement for African Americans and escaped slaves. It was the precursor to the Underground Railroad and housed thousands of escaped slaves marking them free once they entered the settlement. Enjoy!!
Sinah Estelle Kelley worked on the team that mass produced penicillin. An antibiotic that is still used by hospitals today all around the world. She also worked in the nuclear sciences field as well. Enjoy
Valerie Thomas invented the illusion transmitter, an invention that NASA still uses today. She also took part and led in many of NASA’s endeavors, including Haileys Comet, ozone exploration and much more. Enjoy
James Harris was involved in discovering chemical elements 104 and 105 and was the first African American to contribute in the discovery of new chemical elements, adding to chemical element table. Enjoy
Lloyd Hall was an inventor and chemist. He held over 59 US patents for the science of food preservation. Many of his inventions were also patented in other countries as well. He was well respected and his work is still in use today. Enjoy
Bessie Blount Griffen was a writer, inventor, entrepreneur and so much more. She invented three things for amputees, that are still being used today in hospitals around the world. There’s so much that can be said about her but I’ll let the recording do that for me. Enjoy
Thomas L. Jennings was an inventor who created a process for dry cleaning and was an abolitionist and civil rights leader. He was also a successful entrepreneur and leader in the African American community. Enjoy
Dr Greenaugh is an African American nuclear Scientist and Engineer. He manages a multi Billion dollar nuclear deterrent program in Washington DC. And was the first African American to receive a PH.D from the University of Maryland. Enjoy!
Viola Desmond was a businesswoman who started her own hair care and skin products company as well as a school to train other black woman to do the same. She fought racial discrimination which helped to galvanize the Civil right movement in Canada. Enjoy!!
This episode is about Dr Graves who is an Evolution Biologist, studying the process of aging and also the history and philosophy of science as it relates to race and racism in this county. He’s also an advocate of the importance of science being taught properly in High school and college curriculum. Enjoy
Dr Juan Gilbert is a computer scientist and inventor who has increased the interest of the computing disciplines to many young men and women of color. Through his work at a variety of Universities, more people of color are studying and getting into the field than ever before. Truly adding to and influencing Black culture and young Black minds. Enjoy
Sylvester James Gates, a PH.D graduate of MIT, has and continues to do scientific research on super string theory and super symmetry, appearing in many documentaries on the subject and positively influencing the minds of young black men and women who may follow his example. Enjoy
This episode is about Bisi Ezerioha who’s an Engineer, entrepreneur and engine builder who drag races and modifies engines. He’s known for his unique designs which has been featured on various TV shows as well as magazines. Enjoy
George Franklin Grant was an African American professor at Harvard, the first by the way. He was also an inventor, who invented the wooden golf tee as well as owning his own Dental practice in Boston. Enjoy!
Lloyd N. Ferguson was an African American chemist who career spanned many decades. His world has taken him to different Universities and countries allowing him to influence many minds in the sciences and chemistry field. Enjoy
Clarence Ellis was the first African American to receive a PH. D in computer science. He also pioneered many aspects in the computer field that are still in high use today. He has influenced many minds and contributed greatly to history. Enjoy
He started the first blood mobiles during WW2 that allowed for blood storage and donation from all over the county. He revolutionized the way blood was administered and allowed for lives to be saved during the war and after.
Here we highlight an HBCU. HBCU’s are important because they came about during a time when education was limited or non existent for Black Americans. Here we highlight one of the biggest and well known in the country. Enjoy
Charles B. Brooks invented and modified the city street sweeper as well as a paper punch. He saw an easier way to clean large city streets and designed the street sweepers that we still see today. He also received a patent for the ticket punch. His inventions changed history as we know it. Enjoy
Fisk University has nurtured many of the scientific minds that contributed so largely to Black History and Black Culture. Many of the people we highlight on this podcast has either attended there or taught there. Enjoy this episode
This episode is about two brilliant women inventors who invented things that were new technology at the time. Miriam Benjamin who invented the Gong and Signal chair used in Hotels. And Sarah Goode who invented the cabinet bed which was the presursor to the Murphy Bed.