profeminist: ““❤ these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer dressed as their characters in Fox “Hidden Figures”! In the film, which will tell the true story of the African American women mathematicians who were behind.
Elijah McCoy invented an oil-dripping cup for trains. Other inventors tried to copy McCoy's oil-dripping cup. But none of the other cups worked as well as his, so customers started asking for "the real McCoy." That's where the expression comes from.
Lewis Howard Latimer, patented a method for making carbon filaments, allowing light bulbs to burn for hours instead of minutes. Latimer also drafted drawings that helped Alexander Graham Bell receive a patent for the telephone.
Charles Baker Inventor L S Radiator March 1877 – July was an African American inventor and community leader most noted for inventing the gas mask, a traffic signal and a hair-straightening preparation.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH: For all those who love baking, but want the tasks to be made as easy as possible, you have Anna M. Mangin to thank for her ability to foresee your needs. The young African American woman invented the pastry fork in