Garrett Morgan

How Garrett Morgan Marketed the Gas Mask and Traffic Light in the Face of Discrimination
How Garrett Morgan Marketed the Gas Mask and Traffic Light in the Face of Discrimination

Black inventors of the 19th and 20th century faced two major challenges. After successfully inventing a tool or product, they then had to overcome blatant racial discrimination from consumers. Garrett Morgan, one of the most successful African American inventors, held over five patents including...

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