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What did the African American invent?

Black innovators changed the way we live through their contributions, from the traffic light to the ironing board. Most people have heard about famous inventions like the light bulb, the cotton gin and the iPhone.

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Keeping this in view, who is a famous African American inventor?

George Washington Carver was an African American scientist and educator. Carver is famous for many inventions including a number of uses for the peanut.

Likewise, what black man invented the toilet? Lewis Howard Latimer

Also to know is, who was the first black person to invent something?

Inventor and engineer Lewis Latimer was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, on September 4, 1848. He collaborated with science greats Hiram Maxim and Thomas Edison. One of Latimer's greatest inventions was the carbon filament, a vital component of the light bulb.

When was black invented?

Black was one of the most important colors used by ancient Greek artists. In the 6th century BC, they began making black-figure pottery and later red figure pottery, using a highly original technique.

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