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BLACK INVENTOR

BLACK INVENTOR

BLACK INVENTOR   Lonnie Johnson invented the Super Soaker.  Johnson, a nuclear engineer and former NASA scientist is board chairman of the Georgia Alliance for Children.      He invented the high-powered water gun kno ...

Who Was Jim Crow?

Who Was Jim Crow?

ODDS AND ENDS—BITS OF INTEREST                                              Who Was Jim Crow?                                                                                                         The name Jim Crow or ...

James P. Beckworth a blackman who made a difference

James P. Beckworth a blackman who made a difference

James P. Beckworth a blackman who made a difference      A famous trapper of Colorado's early days, James Pierson Beckworth was born in 1798 to a slave mother and Irish American plantation owner in Virginia. He grew up ...

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