Granville T. Woods, “The Black Edison”

“THE BLACK EDISON” INVENTION: Synchronous Multiplex Railway TelegraphGranville T. Woods was born in Columbus, Ohio on April 23, 1856, and attended school until age 10. After that, he attended night classes so he could apprentice in...

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 before his death in 1961. Mr. Jones was born in Covington,...