If you’re interested in learning about the electrical engineer who helped develop the system for allowing peripherals and accessories to be added or connected to the personal computer, then my Mark Dean Black History Facts profile is for you.
If you’re interested in learning about a botanist and inventor who developed 300 products from peanuts and 118 from sweet potatoes to decrease Black farmers’ reliance on cotton and tobacco, my George Washington Carver Black History Short is for you.
A profile of Granville T. Woods, a mechanical and electrical engineer who received more than 60 patents for his inventions. Despite leaving school at an early age, Woods continued his education by reading, attending night school, and otherwise learning in his spare time. Many of his contributions to improved railroad safety and efficiency are still in use today.