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When Intellect Meets Opportunity: Black Inventors



lynnmLynnm on 02/18/2008

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WhenIntellectMeetsOpportunityBlackInventors Photo Ideas develop into reality when intellect meets opportunity. Considering that opportunities for education and venues for development have been historically limited or barely existent for people of color in America, the inventions and inventors described in this quiz are all the more noteworthy. A lot of the inventions included here were patented in the generation immediately following the Emancipation Proclamation, which illustrates my premise that all these inventors needed was an opportunity. The photo here is inventor Philip Emeagwali, featured in Question 9.

Source: The Black Inventor Online Museum
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alvandy
Alvandy  (Level: 229.5)
Sun, 22nd Nov '09 7:54 AM

Impressive achievements by these black inventors.
Well written.







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