black people never invented anything

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#2 Mar 12, 2012
Varg wrote:
name one black invention.
Well, they did invent the shoe in the 1880s.

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Tom

United States

#4 Mar 12, 2012
http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf... Negroes fight whites in Harlem.
HinduKush

Marrickville, Australia

#5 Sep 12, 2012
Thanks for the publicity ;) If you dint start this i would have never helped my blood brothers.

Biscuit Cutter A.P. Ashbourne
Super Soaker Lonnie Johnson
Folding Bed L.C. Bailey
Bicycle Frame Issac R. Johnson
Coin Changer James A. Bauer
Space Shuttle Retrieval Arm Wm. Harwell
Rotary Engine Andrew J. Beard
Printing Press W.A. Lavallette
Car Couple Andrew J. Beard
Envelope Seal F.W. Leslie
Letter Box G.E. Becket
Laser Fuels Lester Lee
Stainless Steel Pads Alfred Benjamin
Pressure Cooker Maurice W. Lee
Torpedo Discharger H. Bradberry
Window Cleaner A.L. Lewis
Disposable Syringe Phil Brooks
Pencil Sharpener John L. Love
Home Security System Marie Brown
Fire Extinguisher Tom J. Marshal
Corn Planter Henry Blair Lock W.A. Martin
Cotton Planter Henry Blair
Shoe Lasting Machine Jan Matzeliger
Ironing Board Sarah Boone
Lubricators Elijah McCoy
Horse Bridle Bit L.F.Brown
Rocket Catapult Hugh MacDonald
Horse shoe Oscar E. Brown
Elevator Alexander Miles
Pacemaker Otis Boykin
Gas Mask Garrett Morgan
Guide Missile Otis Boykin
Traffic Signal Garrett Morgan
Lawn Mower John A. Burr
Hair Brush Lyda Newman
Typewriter Burridge & Marshman
Heating Furnace Alice H. Paker
Train Alarm R.A. Butler
Airship J.F.Pickering
Radiation Detector Geo. Carruthers
Folding Chair Purdgy/Sadgwar
Peanut Butter George W. Carver
Hand Stamp W.B. Purvis
Paints & Satins George W. Carver
Fountain Pen W.B. Purvis
Lotion & Soaps George W. Carver
Dust Pan L.P.Ray
Automatic Fishing Reel George Cook
Insect Destroyer Gun A.C. Richardson
Ice cream Mold A.L. Cralle
Baby Buggy W.H. Richardson
Blood Plasma Dr. Charles Drew
Sugar Refinement N. Rillieux
Horse Riding Saddle Wm. D. Davis
Clothes Dryer G.T. Sampson
Shoe W.A. Detiz
Celluar Phone Henry Sampson
Player Piano Joseph Dickinson
Pressing Comb Walter Sammons
Arm for Recording Player Joseph Dickinson
Curtain Rod S.R. Scottron
Doorstop O. Dorsey Lawn Sprinkler J.W. Smith
Doorknob O. Dorsey Automatic Gearshift R.B. Spikes
Photo Print Wash Clatonia J. Dorticus
Urinalysis Machine Dewey Sanderson
Photo Embossing Machine Clatonia J. Dorticus
Hydraulic Shock Absorber Ralph Sanderson
Postal Letter Box P.B. Dowing
Refrigerator J. Standard
Toilet T. Elkins Mop T.W. Stewart
Furniture Caster David A. Fisher
Stairclimbing Wheelchair Rufus J. Weaver
Guitar Robert Flemming ,Jr
Helicopter Paul E. Williams
Golf Tee George F. Grant
Fire Escape Ladder J.B. Winters
Motor J. Gregory
Telephone Transmitter Granville T. Woods
Lantern Micheal Harney
Electric Cutoff Switch Granville T. Woods
Thermo Hair Curlers Soloman Harper
Relay Instrument Granville T. Woods
Gas Burner B.F. Jackson
Telephone System Granville T. Woods
Kitchen Table H.A. Jackson
Galvanic Battery Granville T. Woods
Video Commander Joseph N. Jackson
Electric Raillway System Granville T. Woods
Remote Controllers Joseph N. Jackson
Roller Coaster Granville T. Woods
Sani-Phone Jerry Johnson
Auto Air Brake Granville T. Woods
HinduKush

Marrickville, Australia

#6 Sep 12, 2012
Blood Bank, first traffic light, multi plex telegraph, more than three hundred different products derived from the peanut, some one hundred from sweet potatoes, about seventy-five from pecans, and many more from Georgia clay,the gas mask, used by firemen in the early 1900s and by soldiers in World War I, a device that allowed machines to be lubricated while they were still in operation, automatic refrigeration system for long-haul trucks in 1935 (a roof-mounted cooling device). Jones was the first person to invent a practical, mechanical refrigeration system for trucks and railroad cars, which eliminated the risk of food spoilage during long-distance shipping trips. The system was, in turn, adapted to a variety of other common carriers, including ships
HinduKush

Marrickville, Australia

#7 Sep 12, 2012
Black inventors have contributed so many inventions that they are too long to list. From the worlds fastest computer and laser surgery for cataracts to the range oven and the guitar.

I am very thankful for their intelligence. On the other hand ignorance and bigotry from any race is a crying shame.
FYI the first known car jacking was done by a French gang that was white. Also racism was started by whites , think about it. Now who is racist?

You're such an ignorant little aysshole. You don't even know what black people have been through in the face of America. The only reason why many people don't acknowledge the accomplishments of what many black people have invented because it was forbidden to portray black people as equal to whites which is why they overexaggerate and emphasized the pessimistic stereotypes such as drug dealers, prostitutes etc. Little has changed in these times, but especially where segregation was still instituted they received no credit at all since whites quickly used their invention as a foundation to create even better things and therefore received higher and all the credit. You think it's a coincidence that America has established Black History Day. They gotta remember something that's worthwhile other than stereotypes. Why are you feeling so pessimistic? As if in reference to that think hard comment, black people never made anything.

Here goes the long list and I don't have to think hard.

PAPER
PENCIL
LANGUAGE
AIR CONDITIONER
ROCK AND ROLL
ELEVATOR
SHAMPOO
TRAFFIC LIGHT
ALMANAC
BLOOD BANKS
CELLPHONE
CLOTHES DRYER
ELECTRIC LAMPBULB (Lewis Latimer, March 21st 1882--all Thomas Edison did was make a current to get it to light)
FIRE EXTINGUISHER
LANTERN
LAWN MOWER
REFRIGERATOR
MOTOR
STOVE
STETHOSCOPE
TRICYCLE (a white man stole the idea to create a bicycle and got all the credit)
200+ yr old CLOCK MADE COMPLETELY OUT OF WOOD (still works to this day!)
FOLDING BED
LOCK
FOLDING CHAIR
LAWN SPRINKLER
TYPEWRITER

and many more...

'm a neutral stance in this but if you want to get a little deepe in this controversial subject, I don't know if you believe in Jesus or not but one thing is for sure is that Jesus of Nazareth himself is not white. Everything in the Bible happened near or in Africa itself.

Don't believe everything that TV portrays, babycakes. Remember that white genius scientist who conducted an experiment to substantiate his hypothesis that black people are dumber than white people? Through his experiment, he learned that he himself is biologically both white and black. Due to the one drop rule, many people consider people as black once they have that distinctive dark skin even though they may have white ancestry in them as well but they disregard the fact that many mulattos and other biracial people are biologically black even though the trademark darker skin is absent. Most African-Americans are not even 100% black but yet thats what they are consider. That's why there are light-skinned blacks and dark-skinned blacks. The best way to breed slaves wasn't through purchase; it was through raping female black slaves to birth "black" babies who are actually 1/2 black and 1/2 white. A perfect example is Senator Barack Obama. The media reports him as being the first black this and the first black that but where do you see them calling him white too, white or even multi/biracial? They feel a need to distinguish anyone with a trace of black blood apart from white blood. Someone made a famous quote, "a white mother can give birth to a black baby but a black mother cannot give birth to a white baby" in reference of this one-drop-rule.

I just wish in the future that race shouldn't play such a motivating factor in America.
HinduKush

Marrickville, Australia

#8 Sep 12, 2012
there are tons of things: examples:

Pacemaker...Otis Boykin
Disposable Syringe ....Phil Brooks
Bicycle Frame.....Issac R. Johnson
Stainless Steel Scouring Pads.....Alfred Benjamin
Home Security System.....Marie Brown
Lawn Mower........John S. Burr
Peanut Butter....George Washington Carver
Lotion & Soaps.....George Washington Carver
Horse riding Saddle.......William D. Davis
Toilet......T. Elkins
Guiter...Robert Flemming. Jr.
Golf Tee....George F. Grant
Auto Air Brakes ......Granville T. Woods
Roller Coaster...Granville T. Woods
Refrigerator...J. Standard
Clothes Dryer...GT Sampson
Stoplight.....Garrett Morgan
Mop...Thomas Stewart
Smoke Stack.......Landrow Bell
Fire Escape......Joseph Winters
Letter Box....Philip Downing
Dough Kneader....Judy Reed
Ironing Board....Sarah Boine
Electric Lamp....Lewis Latimer & Jospeh Nichols
Steam Boiler....Granville Woods
Open Heart Surgery........Daniel Williams
Gas Mask....Garrett Morgan
Synthetic Drugs....Percy Julian
Blood Preservation..Charles Drew
1st Black Man in Space...1983....Guion Bluford
1st Black woman in Space...1992....Mae Jemison
Tuskegee Institute....Booker T. Washington
HinduKush

Marrickville, Australia

#9 Sep 12, 2012
The following African Americans are responsible for either inventing, or improving on the invention of, a wide variety of items. From Dr. Charles Drew to Garrett A. Morgan, the inventions of African Americans have played a large role in AMERICAN history.

Andrew Beard - Automatic Car Coupling Device (1897)

Henry Blair
- Mechanical Seed Planter (1834)
- Mechanical Corn Harvester (1836)

C. B. Brooks - Street Sweeper (1896)

Mark Dean - Microcomputer system with bus control means for peripheral processing devices (1984)

Dr. Charles Drew - Established Blood Banks all over the world (1940)

W. Johnson - Egg Beater (1884)

Frederick Jones
- Refrigeration for transport trucks (1938)
- Refrigeration for railroad cars (1945)

J. L. Love - Pencil Sharpener (1897)

Elijah McCoy - Automatic Lubrication System for railroads and heavy machinery (1892)

Jan Matzeliger - Automatic Shoe Making Machine that revolutionized the making of shoes (1883)

Alexander Miles - Elevator (1888)

Garrett A. Morgan
- Gas Mask that saved many lives during WWI (1914)
- Automatic Traffic Signal (1923)

Norbett Rillieux - Sugar Refining System that revolutionized the making of sugar (1846)

W. H. Sammons - Hot Comb (1920)

Lewis Temple - Toggle Harpoon (1848)

Dr. Daniel Hale Williams - First Open Heart Surgery (1893)

Granville Woods
- Multiplex Telegraph system, allowing messages to be sent/received from moving trains (1887)
- Railway Air Brakes that provided the first safe method of stopping trains (1903)
- Steam-boiler/radiator (1884)
- Third Rail [subway](1893)

J. T. White - Lemon Squeezer (1896)

maybe you should do ur research b4 u try to criticize people obviously smarter than you
HinduKush

Marrickville, Australia

#10 Sep 12, 2012
Benjamin Banneker
(1731-1806) Born into a family of free blacks in Maryland, Banneker learned the rudiments of reading, writing, and arithmetic from his grandmother and a Quaker schoolmaster. Later he taught himself advanced mathematics and astronomy. He is best known for publishing an almanac based on his astronomical calculations.

Dr. Daniel Hale Williams
(1856-1931) Williams was born in Pennsylvania and attended medical school in Chicago, where he received his M.D. in 1883. He founded the Provident Hospital in Chicago in 1891, and he performed the first successful open heart surgery in 1893.

George Washington Carver
(1865?-1943) Born into slavery in Missouri, Carver later earned degrees from Iowa Agricultural College. The director of agricultural research at the Tuskegee Institute from 1896 until his death, Carver developed hundreds of applications for farm products important to the economy of the South, including the peanut, sweet potato, soybean, and pecan.

Charles Henry Turner
(1867-1923) A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Turner received a B.S.(1891) and M.S.(1892) from the University of Cincinnati and a Ph.D.(1907) from the University of Chicago. A noted authority on the behavior of insects, he was the first researcher to prove that insects can hear.
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