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5 Inventions You Probably Didn't Know Were Invented By Black People

Over the years, a lot of inventions have made a significant impact on humans. Some inventors create out of necessity, some for money, while some for fun, but the bottom line is that for every invention they made, it makes your life easier and more comfortable. But did you know there are many things that we use in our day to day lives that were invented by Black people? Here are some of the inventions you may not have known were created by Black inventors. Mark E. Dean – Colored Computer Monitor The first computer monitor released in March 1973 had a monochrome display, meaning that the monitor could only display one color. But in the late 1980s, one of the most notable inventions by an African American man was the colored computer monitor. Mark E. Dean developed the first colored PC monitor for IBM. Dean is a computer scientist and engineer born in 1957 in Jefferson City, Tennessee. He graduated with straight A’s in high school also became top of his class when he studied...


Feb 1, 2021