Jan Matzeliger helped revolutionize the shoe industry by developing a shoe lasting machine that would attach the sole to the shoe in one minute, making it possible for the common man to now afford shoes at significantly lower prices Suriname).
I cringe when some teachers only cover slavery (slave trade, plantations, etc. The students already know that people of color in America were held in bondage! Help raise self awareness and support self love!
Charles Baker Inventor L S Radiator March 1877 – July was an African American inventor and community leader most noted for inventing the gas mask, a traffic signal and a hair-straightening preparation.
Celebrate Black History Month by study African American inventors. Garrett Morgan invented the traffic light. Let your students make traffic light cookies and then write a "how to" afterwards. Parent note asking for supplies is also included in this p