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2/10/16- Did You Know About These African American Inventors?

If you read the Untold Stories article from the February issue of the Chicago Crescent and came to the E-News to look for the full list of inventors, you’re in the right place! As promised, here is the full list of selected African American inventors and contributors.

Who was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago? Who was the first African American woman to receive a patent? Who performed the first successful open heart surgery in the U.S.? Who was the first person to prove that insects can hear? From folding beds to fire proof safes to amputee self-feeding devices, there is a lot to learn in this information-packed table!