Lewis Howard Latimer and the Electric Lamp

LEWIS HOWARD LATIMER 1848-1928 1. Electric Lamp, Patent #247,097; September 13, 1881 2. Globe Supporter for Electric Lamps, Patent #255,212; March 21, 1882 Lewis Howard Latimater was born...

Frederick McKinley Jones, A True Genius

Frederick McKinley Jones is undisputably one of the most important African American inventors ever, holding more than 60 patents in a variety of fields...
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The Fabulous Nina Simone!

I’ve been hearing all my life that I’m a late bloomer, and this weekend I finally accepted that fact. That’s because I was scrolling...
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The Harlem Globetrotters Biography

This entry needs no explanation. In 1999, The Biography Channel hosted a 5-part biography series on The Harlem Globetrotters. Enjoy! Also posted at - www.youtube.com/watch?v=SA8xF_zz1g8
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Rainy Night in Georgia!

Benjamin Franklin Peay, aka “Brook Benton” was an African American singer and songwriter who was largely popular in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s...