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The ABC’s Of Black Inventors

This is a great video for parents to watch if they have young children! This book/video gives Black history information that is not likely to be taught in schools. Tweet

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Invention Spotlight: Lonnie Johnson

Engineer/Inventor Lonnie Johnson explains how he came up with the idea for his goldmine invention, The Super Soaker. Tweet

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Invention Spotlight: A Man Creates An Airplane Out Of Scraps

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Invention Spotlight: Kelvin Doe, Teenage Inventor

Teenage Inventor, Kelvin Doe aka DJ Focus, from the Sierra Leone is already a prolific inventor at 15 years old. He has created sources of electricity, a radio station, and a windmill for his community. Tweet

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Masters Of Invention: Black Inventors

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Invention Spotlight: William KamKwamba, Young African Inventor

William KamKwamba created a windmill to supply electricity to his village. He created this invention at the age of 14, despite not being able to afford a formal education. I pray that his genius is not negatively exploited, and that he continues to help his people. Tweet

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Invention Spotlight: The Sleek $9 Bike That Holds Up To 485 Pounds

Ingenious, practical, and innovative; Izhar Gafni has created a bike made entirely out of recycled materials. The main recycled material used in this bike, which costs approximately $9 to $12 to manufacture, is cardboard. You would think that a cardboard bike would be impossible to ride. However, according to Fast Company (where I first spotted […]

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