Black History: Things Invented By African-Americans

List of Things Invented by Black People:
  • air conditioning unit: Frederick M. Jones; July 12, 1949
  • almanac: Benjamin Banneker; Approx 1791
  • auto cut-off switch: Granville T. Woods; January 1,1839
  • auto fishing devise: G. Cook; May 30, 1899
  • automatic gear shift: Richard Spikes; February 28, 1932
  • baby buggy: W.H. Richardson; June 18, 1899
  • bicycle frame: L.R. Johnson; Octber 10, 1899
  • biscuit cutter: A.P. Ashbourne; November 30, 1875
  • blood plasma bag: Charles Drew; Approx. 1945
  • cellular phone: Henry T. Sampson; July 6, 1971
  • chamber commode: T. Elkins; January 3, 1897
  • clothes dryer: G. T. Sampson; June 6, 1862
  • curtain rod: S. R. Scratton; November 30, 1889
  • curtain rod support: William S. Grant; August 4, 1896
  • door knob: O. Dorsey; December 10, 1878
  • door stop: O. Dorsey; December 10, 1878
  • dust pan: Lawrence P. Ray; August 3, 1897
  • egg beater: Willie Johnson; February 5, 1884
  • electric lampbulb: Lewis Latimer; March 21, 1882
  • elevator: Alexander Miles; October 11, 1867
  • eye protector: P. Johnson; November 2, 1880
  • fire escape ladder: J. W. Winters; May 7, 1878
  • fire extinguisher: T. Marshall; October 26, 1872
  • folding bed: L. C. Bailey; July 18, 1899
  • folding chair: Brody & Surgwar; June 11, 1889
  • fountain pen: W. B. Purvis; January 7, 1890
  • furniture caster: O. A. Fisher; 1878
  • gas mask: Garrett Morgan; October 13, 1914
  • golf tee: T. Grant; December 12, 1899
  • guitar: Robert F. Flemming, Jr. March 3, 1886
  • hair brush: Lydia O. Newman; November 15,18–
  • hand stamp: Walter B. Purvis; February 27, 1883
  • horse shoe: J. Ricks; March 30, 1885
  • ice cream scooper: A. L. Cralle; February 2, 1897
  • improv. sugar making: Norbet Rillieux; December 10, 1846
  • insect-destroyer gun: A. C. Richard; February 28, 1899
  • ironing board: Sarah Boone; December 30, 1887
  • key chain: F. J. Loudin; January 9, 1894
  • lantern: Michael C. Harvey; August 19, 1884
  • lawn mower: L. A. Burr; May 19, 1889
  • lawn sprinkler: J. W. Smith; May 4, 1897
  • lemon squeezer: J. Thomas White; December 8, 1893
  • lock: W. A. Martin; July 23, 18–
  • lubricating cup: Ellijah McCoy; November 15, 1895
  • lunch pail: James Robinson; 1887
  • mail box: Paul L. Downing; October 27, 1891
  • mop: Thomas W. Stewart; June 11, 1893
  • motor: Frederick M. Jones; June 27, 1939
  • peanut butter: George Washington Carver; 1896
  • pencil sharpener: J. L. Love; November 23, 1897
  • record player arm: Joseph Hunger Dickenson January 8, 1819
  • refrigerator: J. Standard; June 14, 1891
  • riding saddles: W. D. Davis; October 6, 1895
  • rolling pin: John W. Reed; 1864
  • shampoo headrest: C. O. Bailiff; October 11, 1898
  • spark plug: Edmond Berger; February 2, 1839
  • stethoscope: Imhotep; Ancient Egypt
  • stove: T. A. Carrington; July 25, 1876
  • straightening comb: Madam C. J. Walker; Approx 1905
  • street sweeper: Charles B. Brooks; March 17, 1890
  • phone transmitter: Granville T. Woods; December 2, 1884
  • thermostat control: Frederick M. Jones; February 23, 1960
  • traffic light: Garrett Morgan; November 20, 1923
  • tricycle: M. A. Cherry; May 6, 1886
  • typewriter: Burridge & Marshman; April 7, 1885


247 responses to “Black History: Things Invented By African-Americans

  1. Do you ever wonder how many more things might have been invented or cures for cancer, MS or many other illneses have been found if so many black babies were not aborted. Democarts love planned parenthood, the abortion lovers.

    • I say that white people need to stop putting down black people because we black people are not dumb like some of you black people are very very smart so think befour talk oh one more thing get a life white people

        • Not ALL blacks are uneducated the only reason black people back then were uneducated was because there slave drivers made it against the law for them to receive education so they wouldn’t find out that they were human beings. But black people found a way to make something out of themselves and some things on this list happened BEFORE SLAVERY!

          • Black people sold white people black people just for slavery so if you want to be mad at someone be mad at your own race

            • No one said anything about being mad. They were just pointing out the reality about what happened. Slave drivers DID make it against the law to receive an education and black people still found a way to get one. The fact that you got so defensive for no reason and felt the need to make it into a blame game says a lot about you.

        • Lmao, Black people are so uneducated, that ignorant White people invest their whole life trying to suppressed this group. White people have been taken credit for inventing things they did not make for years. People need to learn their history… MY PRESIDENT IS BLACK……

        • Whats not to believe, just like anything else white people still it and claim it as their own. Nothing new, Look at America!!!!!!!!!!!

          • Black people sold white people black people just for slavery so if you want to be mad at someone be mad at your own race

      • well lets see the way you wrote this makes one wonder about your intelligence level sound pretty dumb to me get an education

      • Listen i know some white people are complete jerks and they don’t have any right treating black people the way they do, but it doesn’t give you the right to talk crap about us. Instead of telling us to get a life why don’t you shut your mouth and do the right thing by not responding. By you not responding it shows us that you don’t care and we quit being rude.

    • I did some fact checking for everybody and I have some interesting news. You guys suck at providing facts. A/C: Willis Carrier 1902, the Black American listed on the site is Frederick M. Jones: 1949. Cell Phone: Martin Cooper 1973, Black American Listed Henry T. Sampson 1971. Elevator: Elisha Otis in 1853, but they had been around since 3RD Century BC ( In 1743, a counter-weighted, man-powered, personal elevator was built for King Luis XV connecting his apartment in Versailles with that of his mistress, Madame de Chateauroux, whose quarters were one floor above King Luis.” Black American listed Alexander Miles 1867. Refrigerator: Oliver Evans 1805, Black American listed is J. Standard 1891 (Side Note: Improved refrigerator designs were patented by African American inventors, Thomas Elkins (11/4/1879 U.S. patent #221,222) and John Standard (7/14/1891 U.S. patent #455,891). Range: William Hadaway 1896, Black American listed 1976. Traffic Lights: J P Knight in 1868, Black American listed Garret Morgan 1923. NOTE: Garrett Morgan was issued a patent for an inexpensive to produce manual traffic signal in 1923. (The world’s first traffic lights were installed near London’s House of Commons) Note that many of these inventions were made in OTHER countries and were improved in America. So, I get having pride in your Black roots, but I don’t like how history is taken out of contest to fit an agenda. There are many smart and amazing Black people, but because the site I found failed at being credible, I think it’s safe to say that many of these “facts” are flawed. Why not look more into what you claim Black people invented and stop making it seem like they somehow did all of this. I’m black and oddly enough I love history, and y’all just mocked history with your inability to be credible.

      • If you took time to meticulously make these corrections please refer me to your site. I too am Black and enjoy learning and always want substantiated facts. Certainly if you took the time to make these corrections you have one?

          • At 3500 years old, the ultimate vintage guitar which belonged to the “Egyptian” singer Har-Mose was found buried with the singer and close to the tomb of his employer, Sen-Mut, architect to Queen Hatshepsut, who was crowned in 1503 BCE. Har-Moses instrument had three strings and a plectrum suspended from the neck by a cord. The soundbox was made of beautifully polished cedarwood and had a rawhide “soundboard”. It can be seen today at the Archaeological Museum in Cairo.

            Here goes proof on the guitar – NOW YOU DON’T BE LAZY and do YOUR research on the others – MOSTLY WILL BE IN STONE so you don’t have to think it’s made up on SOME pages!! Our ancestors KNEW we would be in this state SO THEY ENSURED to leave us with STONE PROOF of EVERYTHING!!

      • Good job on your research. What I really find sad however is that you’d rather do an in depth search to belittle the accomplishments of a race than do something productive with your life. So please, feel free to knock down the inventions of black people, but also realize that all you’re doing is hiding behind inventions by other white people and feeling some gratification from it. Simply put, you haven’t accomplished shit in your sad, close-minded life. If you want to belittle other people you should do something noteworthy first. But that would require you to first get off your ass you “lazy nigger.”

        • I don’t understand why some people need proof that their ancestors added things to this world to make themselves feel better about who they are. God made people who they are for a reason. you should feel good about yourself no matter what race you are. Add something to this world on your own. This goes out to every black person in the world, YOU ARE NOT A NIGGER!. That word should be outlawed it doesn’t matter if your black or white you shouldn’t say that word. EVER !!!!!!!!

    • I am with the purple marshmallow on this topic. The United States of America should be united with the African Americans and White Americans working together. Race does not changed who we are, or what we look like, it is what is on the inside. I am white, but my best friends are from Africa, and they are some of the nicest people in the world, no doubt about it.

    • Funny how all those attributed to the inventions listed are not found anywhere but here and a few sites that have the same list. Maybe do some research before believing everything you read online.

      I am black and know that we are not all stupid, but it makes us look retarded to take credit for shit we did not invent.

      Those listed made improvements to devices that were already invented by others. Give credit where credit is due or no one will take us seriously.

      This reminds me of all those sites that claim Jesus was black, that the egyptians were black (there are still egyptians in Egypt and they are not black), that white people stole our true history from us. That the first American president was black, that several european kings were black. Come on people. This is getting rediculous. We have our own history and we should cherish it.

  2. One more comment. Why not add Thomas Sowell, Walter Willams two great economic experts. I wish more people would read their articles and books. People of ALL colors would be better off.

  3. could you please show us some more recent inventions by blacks in the modern times and not just blacks from America but from Europe, Africa, Asia who speak spanish, german, portuguese or french or in India or China so that we get a fair and better picture for the next generation to see and be inspired.

    • As an educator I would agree that a lisr of more recent inventions regardless of where they lived would be an exceptional tool to use. I also believe that such information is vital for this generation.

      • Why is it hard to believe that black people invented things, had it been another person there wont even be a question of checking the facts again.

        • Because most black people are not tooled for the job of thinking.. They make better runners and sports like games if given what white people have given them. This is why people who are from black ran places are all doing so bad and want to go to places that white people have made. Black people are only takers of other peoples things as a race on a whole. It is not racist to state facts. Fact is this list is racist. Trying to make out blacks have done more than they have to belittle the whites. Just like the blacks at work. I am glade I am only half black. My Dad is the black arsehole who like most black men are. A thief and a lying sack of drug dealing shit. Only one good thing about my dad is he is not a Muslim like that half breed Obama.

          • It is amazing how stereotypically misinformed and self-loathing you are, Tyron Franklin Smith. But due to you supposed feelings toward your father, I can’t blamed you totally. Firstly, I am a Computer Scientist who is also working on his MBA. My mother is an Advanced Practice Nurse in psychiatrics who has been in nursing for well over 30 years, with her Masters (and will have her Ph.D soon). My father is an Attorney, and has had his own successful law practice for over 30 years (not to mention he earned his Juris Doctorate over 30 years ago). My sister is an senior analyst in the accounting division at Boeing, who also has her certification for Early Childhood Education. WE ARE 100% African-American. Though this list is riddled with erroneous and vague facts, it is not a springboard for your self-hating, ignorant tirade. Seek professional help (if you haven’t already), and leave the “thinking” to those who are more qualified, despite what race they may be.

          • Damn I’m sorry you feel that way..but you should be proud to be black!! My god you’re ignorant this list is proof that black people are creators & if you had a Black parent in your life you would know that everyone comes from black people(do your research)(a WHITE man did his research & proved that we are all Black)….

          • Every normal brain that was created by God is able to think, it is a brain and they’re all made in the same order, just like all arms and legs, which can be used for running, no matter what color you are. Our President happens to be black, if you haven’t noticed, the top job in the U.S. He is far from being like your father. This is not about hate or racism, this is about history and facts. It does a human being well in this one life that they are given to get education, which America offers to all that are interested. You have good and bad wrapped in many different colors, so don’t judge too quickly because your father isn’t positive. The prisons are filled with blacks, whites and any other race that hasn’t chosen to live a positive life. There are some great people of all different shades. And keep in mind, we’re all born with a brain and the one thing every brain has in common, it functions and is filled with ideas. The people on this list were interested in learning, which is brilliant. Something you should do and Please, don’t tell your children what you just said, about them being black and useless, you would ruin them, before they understand life. Unfortunately, there are many people who waste their brains with ignorance, no matter what shell is on the outside.

          • Sounds like you’re insecure about yourself, Downing black people because you had a bad father Wake up bad fathers come in all colors, I believe you have issues you need to seek help I have mix children in my family and they don’t hate themselves as must at you do. And for people that gave this a thumbs up Black people do contribute And do a lot, If that wasn’t true You would of left us in Africa..




            • Hey genious, what does hair and skin have to do with anything? Get your facts straight, it was Chris Columbus. Everyone knows that uneducated people could not invent sophisticated tools such as the ones listed. Your ancestors were trapped and sold–the same way black pimps hoe out black women and is celebrated through rap songs–by African black people to white people;-).

            • You are stupid Cupid. Because blacks were not educated is the very reason why this list is impossible. Cockroaches also don’t die but multiply.

            • well, if you would do your research before you opened your mouth you would find out that allot of the chiefs from the different tribes sold their people to the white man so maybe you should rethink what you are saying. its a fact and blacks still do it today taking things that are not theirs how do you feel now and oh yeah get some education cause your an ignorant person trying to sound intelligent did you proofread what you wrote sounds like your not that bright to me

              • If you STUDY slavery you will notice that it has been AROUND since the BEGINNING of time!!!! O.K. people sold people into slavery b/c you were NOT supposed to be whipped, killed, burned, hanged when you were someone’s slave BUT the “Western Civilization” had ANOTHER plan in MIND – they NEEDED to control ALL the NATURAL RESOURCES of the WORLD and create a NEW WORLD and unfortunately in order to DO SO they had to take “SLAVERY” to another LEVEL!! You sir or ma’am need to do a little bit more research and STUDY the root of things….. I know it’s hard to accept but you can do it!

          • What an ARSEHOLE just like your daddy, remember your white mother picked him. Half black no such thing you black get over it. Infact i real sorry you have black in you at all. You call Obama half breed so what the hell u thing you are WHITE!!!

            • listen to how most of you sound when your responding here and you wonder why people think your stupid half of you cannot spell and the way your writing what your trying to say makes you sound like a bunch of dummies come on why are you all putting others down when your not so smart yourself

          • why people have never ever invented anything just a copycat. why people come from Europe with no spiritual no god no book no profit so who are they to say there’s some kind of people the spiritual insight just fighters in the savages and big crooks. keep one thing in mind white people have never ever ever had anything to do with black people we were here first and they were here last.

              Chicken pox
              Small pox
              Vaccines (for the diseases they created)

              Should I continue?! These inventions helped wipe out certain tribal peoples of the world BUT you can’t kill the ORIGIN of man so no matter what they could NEVER kill “black” people!! AND NO not ALL white people are DEVILS just those that don’t tune into the little bit of melanin they have (some “black” people are devils too) acknowledge the TRUTH!

          • Blacks didn’t have anything to do with the hatred you hold for your dad!!! You need help and I’m a firm believer that race mixing is a problem because every culture is different. The problem lies in everyone believes their culture is right on raising a child. I can tell you were raised to appreciate your lighter side!!!☺ There is nothing wrong with that!!! Continue in TIME OUT! !!!😈 YOU NEED THERAPY! !!

          • checked the facts. not bogus, but not nearly detailed enough. anywho, with most inventions it’s silly to say that one single person invented them. most inventions are just improvements on what was already there. but it’s a good list nonetheless.

          • It’s not bogus…african americans have impacted our daily lives and i’m just now knowing this thanks to this list..please just let it alone because i’m proud of my culture for what it has acheived

        • Because this list gave them credit for almost everything. And most black people were uneducated at the time of the inventions. And I’m tired of peope taking things that doesn’t belong to them.

          • Believe this if a white man created anything be assured he would make it known to collect his millions!!!😄 Why would they(whites) be concerned about job objects being created when they weren’t doing any work!!! 😅😅😅!!!!

        • yes Franklin there would be, it’s called checking your facts,, see tesla vs Marconi and the radio, hint, they are both white guys,,

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  6. How come they don’t teach these things in school? No one ever mentions what blacks created, we never get any credit for the things we did

    • The very questioned you asked ot me thrown out of class for that question. In order to return to class the teacher had to speak with your parents.I nervously called my mom because she was a housewife . . .I had never been thrown out of class ever so I wasn’t sure how’d she’d respond. When she got there I explained why the teacher made me leave class. It was the last class of the day so she was able to meet with him immediately. Forty minutes later we went home. She never told me what they discussed. What she said to me was ‘if you want to know Black history don’t expect a teacher or textbook to teach you our history.” Seek that knowledge for yourself.” She then told me to write a fifteen page paper on the topic for her. I found a book called One Thousand and One Black Inventors. This began my forty year search for as much knowledge as I can get my hands and I encourage you do the same.

      • Thats hard to believe because when I went school in Maryland in the 80s we were taught about black history with what underground railroads how it was black union troops that went in the south and helped the blacks that wanted to come north and to tell them they were free Harriet Tubman Frederick Douglass George Washington carver and so on and what gets me till this day is that white men from the north gave their lives so that the south would set the blacks free and some of you on here are just degrading all whites what do you think it would be like if Lincoln and white men from the north never made this happen and this was done because slavery was wrong and oh yeah Im white

    • You are incorrect.. Henry T. Sampson take the credit..(On July 6th, 1971, Henry T. Sampson invented the “gamma-electric cell”, which pertains to Nuclear Reactor use. According to Dr. Sampson, the Gamma Electric Cell, patented July 6, 1971, Patent No. 3,591,860 produces stable high-voltage output and current to detect radiation in the ground). Look up Henry T Sampson and read the rest of this story. African Americans invented many many many things to make their lives easier in the past, but due to slavey the white people took the credit..sad but true…Now they can get their credit where credit is due….

  7. There are combs and locks that date back way farther than the dates here. And Christopher Sholes invented the typewriter. Im in no way trying to down African American inventors but get your facts straight before posting articles.

      • If you take the time to correct the author of this blog and don’t take the time to write your blog about the “right” information is confusing to me. If you’re makin corrections to help the author then address the author but if it’s to show your more intelligent than them that’s just a waste of time. I say to all insulted by some of the statemenst here and across the Internet ignore them.
        You give power when you argue with them. Iif people aren’t paying the bills or givin you a thrill F%^&K them.

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  9. More research should be done before listing inventors. There is quite a lot of inaccurate information. I have had to to cross reference.

  10. Are you sure your entry for the cellular phone is correct? By merely searching it I came up with a different story..

  11. most inventions in the list are merely variations of the original thing and partly not even relevant to the further development or current use. example:
    “refrigerator: J. Standard; June 14, 1891″
    Standard did not invent the modern refrigerator nor did he invent a refrigerator that played any meaningful role in the development of refrigerators. he invented a refrigerator with an ice box where you manually put ice in to cool the food in the fridge.
    Those are meaningful contributions to the invention and development of refrigerators up until the current time.

    of course all of the people in the list invented SOMETHING. but the term used at the start of each line is in no way accurate to describe their contribution.

    “guitar: Robert F. Flemming, Jr. March 3, 1886″
    of course flemming did not invent the guitar. you have to be an idiot to think the guitar was invented in the 19th century. so what did he invent? tells us when the accoustic and electric guitar were invented.

    here is flemmings patent:

    everyone can see that he did not invent the guitar. he merely invented a modification to stringed instruments like the guitar which make their sound superior (in his eyes/ears). he calls this instrument “Euphonica”. this instrument never became important or played ANY role up until today.

    what i showed in those two examples is true of the complete list posted above. get your facts straight and accurately describe what was invented.

    • Black people didn’t invent AIDS you stupid bastard. All these racist comments are completely ignorant. To all the people on here with racist comments HELL is for you!!! No matter if you’re black, white, red, yellow, it doesn’t matter what your skin color is because God created us & we are all equal. No one is better than the other even though some people are still living in the past. GROW UP PEOPLE!!!! Instead of focusing on what skin color is you should be focusing on getting your life right!
      Good Day :)

    • Yo ass is jacked up. Nigga shut the fuck up. Oops, I mean White cracker. God made us in his image. AIDs is a man made disease. To tell you the truth, you are probably the difinition of AIDs bitch.

  12. What the fuck ???? .. This list is such bullshit. I saw more things on this list that have been around before America was even known to be on the planet. Who made up this crock of shit? You really need to get someone who knows what Black people have invented to write this small and not really worth a toss list. White people are only 6% of the worlds population. Yet who invented what? .. Hmmmmm .. Nice try Black people. But we all know the truth don’t we… Hahahahaha

  13. Riding saddle? Those were around in the middle ages. Not a credible list, and Frderick M. Jones may have been a well known inventor, but did not invent the motor. Making a contribution or inovation does not make you the inventor. Enough said.

  14. You really did not check your facts on this article. Its wishfull thinking to think that blacks invented all of the things listed. There’s a lot of mistakes.

    • i have to agree with you here, a little research definitely shows that this article is nothing but wishful thinking!

  15. And they’ve created all these absurd claims that the ancient Egyptians were darkened caucasians. Black caucasians in Africa, and they built all those pyramids, created those brillian mathematical equations etc… Yet the tests on the ancient excavated bones indicate they are consistent with those of the modern negroes. This black civilization existed for centuries and evidently interacted with people from other places such as the greeks, romans arabs etc before finally the kingdom was destroyed by the invading arabs who were spreading islam. But look at their amazing inventions that still influence our world today and you hear these idiotic claims that we have no ability to think. And to Tyron Franklin, you are black like it or not and you too posses the defects you claim we have.

  16. ummmm, do a little research on who actually invented these things. e.g. typewriter was invented in the 1860’s not 1885 by Burridge & Marshman

    • Actually the first versions of a typewriter was created by Henry Mill, then by Pellegrino Turri, and then Sholes and Glidden… Though Marshman created a “Sun Bar” typewriter… I have post a link in one of my comments below.

  17. Or Antonio Johnson.The Angolian man who won his slavery case over another black allowing him to own him indefinitely. The father of slavery a black man?

    • Not only are you all racist and hateful, you’re young, uneducated and ignorant. A white Professor finds pride in what he has taught his black pupils, not hating them because a job has been well done, by both of them. And a black Professor takes pride in knowing he applied himself in college, and is able to teach white children, from all he has learned. Knowledge is key. Ignorance is financial, social and mental death.

      • Yes knowledge is key, but when an idiot self proclaims to be a “doctor” and gains a very malignant following, REAL history tends to be distorted. Again, if a really educated unselfish person would do a thorough research they would find that most of these inventors created only PATENTS. Others did in fact create inventions, BUT, most of these inventions were likely prototypes, or some of these persons on this list actually list the WRONG person towards the invention. And as for what Anon said, yes, he read off as “uneducated and young” but in reality the list is in fact “BS” and was written in a terrible and quick manner.

    • Sindhu, thank you for being our guest designer at IBS! It’s great that you made not one, but two cards for the chlealnge. :) I love the ‘cherish’ label on the second one (so pretty!), and love the clean lines on the first. Have a wonderful weekend!

  18. Ignorance people dont argue with these racist ass crackers they are the most ignorant of all races.dont stoop to their level educate yourselves go as far as u can education is endless u can go on forever.thats whats up stay blessed my people.

  19. This is not racists, this is a fact, why is it so hard to believe we invented the things we all use still? Well not we but the people who did invent it is black? The hell does skin color have to do with things? If it as another color people wouldn’t say anything and would have agreed. Yes a black person invented those things, just be quiet amd move on, because if it wasn’t invented then ,then we would have waited wayyyy later to get those things. This has always been a problem about who invented what, about what race invented what. Just calm down and take the fact, there is no need for childish arguments.

  20. That’s great and all, except that half of these are wrong. I haven’t bothered to check every single one but within one mere glance I can already see two mistakes. 1.
    The first AC-like units, which were mechanical were made by the chinese. The first modern AC unit was invented by Willis Carrier who was white.
    The first cellphone was invented by Martin Cooper who was also white. How the hell Henry T. Sampson ended up being credited for this is beyond me. Henry T. Sampson did very little notable things in his life other than being a scientist, which should he be white would mean nothing.

    There is a reason why black people love to make these false lists. In actuality there are close to zero black inventions and as far as I know (I could be wrong) zero black inventions of any actual importance. Notice how other minority groups such as east asians never go to such lengths to make fake lists. Other minority groups have actually invented important things. Only Africans have been unable to do this.

    So instead of making these fake lists, I propose a challenge to the black race: Invent something of worthy value (no not peanut butter) and we will give credit where credit is due. I do not believe you are capable. Prove me wrong…

    • Okay so my assumption is that you are white….. i could be wrong but I’m probably not…. 1st Terre is no research ad to who truly thought of these ideas first because whites have been known steal, lie and manipulate…. history proves that… next you all will be saying there’s no proof of slavery, and discrimination right..??? Where’s the true documentated pantent….

    • Thats where you are wrong my brother. I too am from SA and don’t fool yourself into thinking we are united as one. It will never happen that we are truly united. Sad fact is, whites hate blacks, blacks hate whites period.

  21. Im black, never even been to Africa, and ain’t never spoken the african language. I know that they have, or had Gold in Africa. Im pretty sure, that’s why Africa is even popular. Hey stick your p*nis in your mouth if u what to comment on this heea. If I was A Slave Owner and I had slaves, who do u think would have took the credit, if im the owner of mind, body, and soul. U would think that, by having Indians in a world, that people wouldn’t go through great difficulties to get Black man to the New Land. Through all bullshit I’ve heard in my day, lies don’t tell themselvies. I love most white poeple like I love myself but, Quit sayin that Obama risied Gas Prices, when everyone know that George Bush did in the attempt to get has father Revenge, he could have done that on his on time, but he wouldn,t have had the backup he needed! America was the first to have Electic with lightbulbs, so with that in mind it auda trigga a light bulb in your own brain to create better ideas than one has alreay invented!!!

  22. Firstly, you are not African american, this is utter bullsh1t. I am a white male living in Africa (Yes I was born here to, you where not) this how ever does not make me European-African! That makes me African, therefore making you sad bunch of chops just plain American.

    Secondly, none of the stuff black people have invented has been truly ground breaking, they have used the white mans invention to create there’s. Without good ol electricity, non of the so called inventions you ” created” would exist.

    Thirdly this list is bogus bullsh1t. The air-con, the fridge and the cellphone where all credited and invented by white men. Who ever wrote this list was high on some kinda substance.

    Cheers queers.

    PS. I am not a racist, I hate everyone equally

  23. i am black (if that actually makes a difference) i was first happy and surprised to see African americans inventing things like the air conditioning unit at the top of the list. i then typed in the inventer and he didn,t invent it at all… he just re-designed it, like whoop de do. i then went to the bottom of the list and typed in typewriter again to no surprise it was invented by a white person. i also then read the comments it is black people typing like niggers being racist towards white people. this website is cancer.

    • so people does it matter who invented what if the white man did invent something but then a black person comes along and makes it better doesnt that count for something its a shame that its 2014 and here we are on here arguing about who did what when we all should unite and fiqure out cures for diseases and solve the hunger problem and if someone came with a cure for cancer and it happened to be a white man if you were black and had cancer would you not get the vaccine because a white man invented it come on really

  24. Peace and love to all that dwell in and of this land. Life is not about race, I am a spiritual man, the truth lies within, the list that is posted here has its flaws yes, but don’t believe (be lie eve) everything you read, and that goes for both sides. Here’s a fact, after the caucasians (asiatic to the caucus mountains) realized that they were not native to mother earth, they were furious and spiteful in there actions.this is where the vikings, the barbarians and the reptillians come in, the natives of khemet ( egypt before the name was changed by greeks) were in fact black people, the true essence of the word “black” is “carbon” carbon then links to “organic”. We are original, native whatever I and I want to call it, if you dispute these facts then you need to do research. From the begginning of existence of the caucus man their goal was to tarnish the namesof these “aliens” (who they say .. Built the pyramids which is 100 % incorrect. Yes they were built by khemetians, however the word alien is used in the correct way as (not of this land) on a more basic level for the readers ( a lot of things all of you are talking about have no post life signifigance. Your soul does not care if you’re purple, its how you give and accept from the land. The words take, conquer, chaos, death, all have different translations when you ACTUALLY read history opposed to GOOGLE. To you lost commentors (making barbaric comments) is apart of your “nature” if you want to call it that. The truth is always unaccepted when a lie has been mentally and physically programmed into the minds and bodies of humims. Yes humims, not human. Human is what the greeks changed it to, in order to maintain separation. Human is taking the power the divinity from the being, thus is why the non natives wrote that the pyramids were built by aliens, because they were literally from another world, and the oneness in which the natives lived was intimidating and filled the non natives with envy. The reason they acted so violently was due to the need for power while battling ignorance.Conquest and war is not native to the true land of pangea or Khemet, the origin of life is proven to be of/in/as africa and the first recorded person was indeed from africa,It isn’t the caucasians faults they were not built for the mother earth. Caucus people were placed in an environment and reacted in the way THEY felt strongest. Now if “blacks” are so dumb and ignorant why are the “whites” so afraid? Fear comes from intimidation and ego. Feeling inferior creates irrational choices. Same example goes in the bull y in school usually had worse problems than the kid being bullied. Life isn’t a game of who came out on top, who did this who did that, life is about growth between billions bodies, as a one conciousness. Mock me all you please for I would not have sat here and typed this on my blackberry curve.I would not waste my time, I wasn’t going to respond at first but a lot of the non natives on this site need some real schooling, a shift in environment, or some herb. Just chill nothing is as serious as we chose to make it. One love

    • and you call yourself a spiritual man this is racist your not really a spiritual man didnt all people come from adam and eve

    • Your comments are true BUT unfortunately we are in a society which is ruled by the oppressor which is the NON native trying to keep the NATIVES down! The way they do it is by trying to make it seem as if DARK COMPLECTED PEOPLE had NO PLACE IN HIS STORY! What we as people NEED TO DO is do our research b/c regardless of what ANYONE SAYS without KNOWLEDGE OF SELF we will not be able to appreciate OUR selves and/or appreciate LIFE in a whole! The energy we project is what makes the world go round!! IF we (in our thoughts) think we are nothing – we will then react as nothing and in turn be nothing! SO IT IS VERY important for PEOPLE OF COLOR to READDDDDDDD actually it is very important FOR ALL PEOPLE TO REAADDDDDDD and KNOW YOUR STORY! NOT HIS STORY! Once you find this you will have THE POWER and you will not let minuscule comments by those who are hateful, ignorant, and “NON native” bother you in one bit!! From darkness come light so in reality we SHOULD NOT hate the confused (who were casted away due to their lack of melanin) but WE MUST RECLAIM what is RIGHT!

  25. Fuck all ya white hoes suck my dick white bitch you never or never will invent nothing bitchs soooooooo suck this long dick

    • To the author of this blog . . You might want to take it down, get the facts straight and not let people who post comments leave such disrespectful, and ignorant thoughts around such as important topic. I’m a teacher researching information for Black History Month and came across your site in SRO. I appreciate you wanting to share information but it has to be correct and all this crazy stuff you allow others to post makes it even worse. Please clean it up.

      • Please, if you are a teacher and you are providing information to OUR youth do REAL research before posting comments. First study melanin and you will find the difference b/t “races”, then study kingdoms of ancient Kemet OR Early Civilizations of the Nile and it will help you understand the accomplishments of PEOPLE of COLOR in a whole and understand HOW THERE WERE CIVILIZATIONS ESTABLISHED prior to the “Western Civilization” that will give you an insight as to WHY there is such a DESPERATION for negating the accomplishments of the NILE civilization which were civilizations of people of COLOR! You can’t enslave a nation of ORIGINAL people if they know they are the TRUE CREATORS right?! Read up on Willie Lynch and his speech and this will help you understand why SOME people of color have a hatred towards themselves and others. Finally STUDY the ORIGINS of ALL the things on the list and I PROMISE YOU – you will be amazed!

  26. Dumb ass white people… they think they’re all that shit. How’s the dick taste now mutha’ fuckas’?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

  27. I am offended by the language and attitudes of so many of God’s creatures. I chose creatures because we are created. I am elated and honored that people of color invented so many things. However, I recognized errors in the information, but I’m not here to point them out, but instead I want to point out the dialogue that has been opened. Intelligence would take all the anger out and bring a calmer more rational behavior. Accomplishments are great, irregardless of who invented what, there really is only one race~The Human Race. Inventor:GOD.

    • to whoever wrote the caption just above this one look at how you respond and you wonder why white people think you stupid you’ll be in the ghetto forever actually thats where you belong cause your probraly one of many out there on the corner selling dope didn’t want to go to school but you want to get on here and put white people down and dont tell me your family needed the money cause we know your mama was on food stamps and getting a check cause she had 9 kids by 5 different niggas and her ass was uneducated too its a cycle and all you stupid black fuckers do it go to jail get out do the same thing so why dont you go somewhere else with all that crap I know go to school

  28. I research a few of these names and what the supposedly invented and it seems is though out of they 4 things I checked (and only 4 I did check) were bullshit. They were inventors but they only invented something pertaining to the things listed as things they invented. Look up cellphone,gas mask air conditioning,and elevator. You’ll see the truth I’m not checking anymore because the first 4 were all false what’s the sense

    • In the list of specialties, I would Probably like to start at at a Family Practitioner. I bvlieee this will give me a better opportunity to practice my skills , and once in a while my patience and expedience. After which I would more than likely feel confident enough to tackle any other profession. I would like to build on a solid foundation of skill and knowledge before taking on challenges I’m not well equipt for. The plain fact is , after my confidence is up, I relish i the opportunity to prove my worth.

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  30. This list is very mis-leading. It says all of these black people invented all of these things… but almost all of them did not invent those things. They simply made improvements to things but the list credits them with the whole invention.

    For example, this list says that Frederick Miles invented the elevator in 1867. But that’s not true. Frederick Miles invented the automatic doors on elevators. He never invented the elevator itself.

    I’m all for black folks having pride in what they have accomplished, but there is no need to be misleading or lie. Take pride in the truth of what was accomplished and not lies.

    • It’s disrespectful to the black inventors who worked hard on their inventions to be given credit for something they didn’t do. They should be recognized for their actual accomplishments that they put their soul into.

  31. I have never Laughed SO HARD at reading a list in my life…. A black man inventing the cellulor Phone LOL. Took me less than 5 seconds to disprove this by just googling it… Also Air conditioning??? He invented a refrigeration unit on the go… Not air conditioning itself… I can confirm 1 thing Black people invented though, AIDS…

  32. Yesterday, while I was at work, my sister stole my iphone and tested to see
    if it can survive a forty foot drop, just so she can be a youtube sensation.
    My apple ipad is now broken and she has 83 views.
    I know this is completely off topic but I had to share it with

  33. I’m not being mean here because I know blacks have done great things just as people of all races have. But this list makes some bold claims. When I think “invent” I think “originator of the idea” or “marked major improvement of such and such idea.” Granted, many of these probably did do both, but many of these listed didn’t originate the idea. For example, the guitar. You have on this list as Robert F. Flemming inventing the guitar in the 1800’s….. but that is wrong. The guitar is ancient and varieties of guitars have been around for a very, very long time. If you’re going to say the person invented something, you should specify what they improved upon or invented (e.g. if he made a different style of bridge or nut or saddle or even locking tuning mechanisms) but to blatantly outright lie and say he “invented” the guitar is like trying to say he was the first ever to make the entire instrument, and that wouldn’t be accurate. Many of this list aren’t exactly accurate. You shouldn’t piece together random stuff without citations to prove what you’re saying. I’m just saying. I’m not trying to be mean I promise. If you were to do this in an academic community they would want you to do your research and validate your claims, not just make claims. Just saying.

    The more you know!

    • White people cannot claim music….. blacks invented the guitar…. but yet again it was stolen from us because we were not in power and were forced into slavery… we invented classical music which When was brought to europe was considered the darkest form of music….. we knew “yous” were here were here y’all knew were here…. read the fuck up…
      #Hidden Colors

        • We are in 2014 and after ALL the destruction across the world, slavery and everything else that happened – SOME people still do NOT acknowledge that history has been STOLEN and ALTERED by the “Western” world in order to make sense of ALL the evil. If you look back at the ORIGIN of all of the above named things and DILIGENTLY do your research you will find ASTONISHING information! SPECIALLY those of you who CLAIM you want to teach the youth!! I will show you HOW you find the origins of things – first start by questioning what you’re looking for – for example, you want to find the origin of the guitar Ms. Anonymous, well first start by asking the question what were the FIRST INSTRUMENTS in the world and go from there. If you just start researching a “guitar” you will only find the origin of that and that word itself is younger then the ACTUAL instrument. If you notice names CHANGE with different eras and depending on location (OR THE PEOPLE) you will call something by another name for example “Thebes” in present day “Egypt” was called Waset. I mention Waset specifically because if you do your research you will notice IN STONE that there are images of the people playing the modern day “guitar” BACK THEN it was referred to as a tanbur which is a family of stringed instruments and defined as “a long-necked stringed instrument with a small egg- or pear-shaped body, with an arched or round back, usually with a soundboard of wood or hide, and a long, straight neck”! At 3500 years old, the ultimate vintage guitar which belonged to the “Egyptian” singer Har-Mose was found buried with the singer and close to the tomb of his employer, Sen-Mut, architect to Queen Hatshepsut, who was crowned in 1503 BCE. Har-Moses instrument had three strings and a plectrum suspended from the neck by a cord. The soundbox was made of beautifully polished cedarwood and had a rawhide “soundboard”. It can be seen today at the Archaeological Museum in Cairo.

          YOU CAN SEE THE PROOF AT THE MUSEUM! IF you need more PROOF then that then I am not sure about your mental state! I will continue to research the origins of ALL the things on the list and drop the “PROOF” some of the you SO desperately “NEED” in order to face FACT. The FACT: “Western” civilization is nothing more then HIS STORY so that HE can feel relevant! In reality, there is NOTHING new under the SUN and the original SUN people are my brothers and sisters! AMEN RA – HOTEP!

    • Another tricycle design came from Blanchard and Maguire,

      Although the tricycle was invented in 1680, the tricycle was not widely known until 1819 when England received knowledge of the invention. Denis Johnson was the first to patent the tricycle. From then on the tricycle grew in popultion.

      In 1876, there was a tricycling trend in Britain. James Starley’s Coventry Lever Tricycle started the “craze” and further contributed to the evolution of the tricycle. Starley’s Coventry Lever Tricycle was driven with a lever and two small wheels on the right and a large wheel on the left. From then on from 1876 to 1884, all the tricycles were modeled after James Starley’s Coventry.

  34. Do for all of you nay-Sayers please do not forget that white people could do whatever the hell they wanted and face no consequences our repercussions… such as steal ideas and inventions from blacks because blacks were considered to be the lowest life form on the planet, and were demeaned and degredaded …. but were truly feared by out white counterparts…. Don’t forget blacks are to blame for algebra history and many other subjects…… just think…. have you ever seen a black cave man or Neanderthal….??
    No we’ve always been civilized…..
    Read the fuck up….

    • living in a bush in africa is not civilized your the one who needs to study history if you are so civilized why do the still have no running water and live in huts in africa and they breed like rats you do it here no difference go in the hood girls 24 years old already with three or four niglettes

  35. I remember being in high school and asking my history teacher Mr.Silverman, when will we learn about black history.He said plainly you have to wait until you get to college.We as a people have to build up ourselves and our children.Learn our history and who we are.A lot of times only a few educate themselves to research the truth.White people love themselves and it shows.We also need to do the same thing.Growing up in America I have observed that everything is whitewashed.I mean everything.Seek the truth an you will find it.

  36. Ok. So far everything I have checked was not invented by blacks and it seems most of this is just a lie. Cell phones, lanterns, thermostat, spark plug, horseshoe, elevator. All white people. Sorry. Try again. Although I will give you peanut butter, traffic light, and blood plasma. The rest is up for grabs.

    • Awww . You must be white i have a question ? Why lie about history ? Dont play yess white people did invent a light bulb but the man dumbass forgot to invent one missing ingredient . TO TURN THE LIGHT ON ! The black man created that too ! WE US BLACKS ! ARE PHENOMENAL ADMIT IT . Dont see here after yall beat our ass . Tossed us under buses . Tore our skin & faces off . Dont do it to sit here 2014 . Dont do it because this aint slavery times anymore . Dont get stuck in the barrows come out of it becuase if you dont its gone get you in hella trouble. Ik im 14 but i have more knowledge about black history than you do trust & believe me.

  37. Hi 14 year old here. I want to be a black history teacher someday for middle school students, but people believe that’ll be more than just minors. & i accept ! Black & white people are on here arguing but little that you know white people tend to put us down when we damn near created everything people use 24/7 every day ! Fact:did you know black people created martial arts ? Yesss we did ! But little that you know again ! Back in the days white people did not washup ! Yes its true why you think in Europe when the whites came over to The U.S they brought measles,chickenpocks, & other illnesses ! We BLACK PEOPLE CAME ALONG TO HELP ! We created medicines to cure WHITE PEOPLE see i dont get how you guys can be so damn cruel & judge mental of the color of our skin but you guys did NOT washup whatsoever. But , i want to be a black history teacher because i want the upcoming kids to know who they are & where they come from. People think that black people are just black WRONG my teacher told me that every black people is mixed with something . My last name is Groce okay but little that you know i dont believe that would be my real last name if we would have never got enslaved. Just think about it ! I challenge every black person on here to go to ! & to tell you guys THIS INFO thats coming from a FOURTEEN YEAR OLD . Seems very very crazy but its true . Lady name sarah baartman real name saartjie. Look her up ! & you’ll see why white people called her an animal because what God gave her & if you dont know what im talking about look it up . Emmett Till got killed literally tore his face off all because he whistled , Martin Luther King Jr got killed because of freedom ? Rodney King beat in the street . White people are very cruel but i forgive you all im not gonna hold hate in my heart because of what YOU did to us . We’re still here after you burned us, slaughtered us, hung us, shot us, spit at us, called us names & many more. But were still HERE . Im not going anywhere & im proud to be a black young man . Nothing wrong with that & i should take pride in that which i do. Why because i love history so much . But the government likes to hide shit from us & not put FULL INFO in these texts books . FOR EXAMPLE SOCIAL STUDIES. IMA KEEP IT REAL i dont wana learn about the west , american revolution ! But guess what ? I HAVE TOO . & thats all i have to say take my advice do some research because hopefully you guys WILL see me on tv or in text books or me writing books about black history . You all have a good day

    • hey 14 year old your an idiot the chinese and the japanese created martial arts they were fighting like this before your black asses where even brought from africa and what are you gonna teach at an all black school they call it history class no t black history class history is history and I really doubt that you’ll amount to more than your ghetto counterparts cause your just as ignorant as them animals dont even act as blacks do sometimes look at ferguson why tear up where you live one man shot that child not the whole community and you guys go out there and act like a bunch of idiots destroying and stealing and I ask you what does doing that have to do with a child being killed so before you speak about things you really know nothing about and go back and learn some more you have allot to learn

    • hey also 14 year old martial arts was created when someone hit someone for the first time ever learn your history and stop trying to give credit to your race

  38. Air conditioner – False
    Frederick Jones in 1949? Nope.

    Dr. Willis Carrier built the first machine to control both the temperature and humidity of indoor air. He received the first of many patents in 1906 (US patent #808897, for the “Apparatus for Treating Air”). In 1911 he published the formulae that became the scientific basis for air conditioning design, and four years later formed the Carrier Engineering Corporation to develop and manufacture AC systems.

    Refrigerator – False
    Thomas Elkins in 1879? John Stanard in 1891? Nope.

    Oliver Evans proposed a mechanical refrigerator based on a vapor-compression cycle in 1805 and Jacob Perkins had a working machine built in 1834. Dr. John Gorrie created an air-cycle refrigeration system in about 1844, which he installed in a Florida hospital. In the 1850s Alexander Twining in the USA and James Harrison in Australia used mechanical refrigeration to produce ice on a commercial scale. Around the same time, the Carré brothers of France led the development of absorption refrigeration systems.

    Stanard’s patent describes not a refrigeration machine, but an old-fashioned icebox — an insulated cabinet into which ice is placed to cool the interior. As such, it was a “refrigerator” only in the old sense of the term, which included non-mechanical coolers. Elkins created a similarly low-tech cooler, acknowledging in his patent #221222 that “I am aware that chilling substances inclosed within a porous box or jar by wetting its outer surface is an old and well-known process.”

    Cell Phone – False
    Henry T. Sampson in 1971? Nope.

    On July 6, 1971, Sampson and co-inventor George Miley received a patent on a “gamma electric cell” that converted a gamma ray input into an electrical output (Among the first to do that was Bernhard Gross, US patent #3122640, 1964). What, you ask, does gamma radiation have to do with cellular communications technology? The answer: nothing. Some multiculturalist pseudo-historian must have seen the words “electric” and “cell” and thought “cell phone.”

    The father of the cell phone is Martin Cooper who first demonstrated the technology in 1973.

    Elevator – False
    Alexander Miles in 1887? Nope.
    Was Miles the first to patent a self-closing shaft door? Nope.

    Steam-powered hoisting devices were used in England by 1800. Elisha Graves Otis’ 1853 “safety elevator” prevented the car from falling if the cable broke, and thus paved the way for the first commercial passenger elevator, installed in New York City’s Haughwout Department Store in 1857. The first electric elevator appeared in Mannheim, Germany in 1880, built by the German firm of Siemens and Halske. A self-closing shaft door was invented by J.W. Meaker in 1874 (“Improvement in Self-closing Hatchways,” US Patent No. 147,853).

    Lawn Mower – False
    John Burr in 1899? Nope.

    English engineer Edwin Budding invented the first reel-type lawn mower (with blades arranged in a cylindrical pattern) and had it patented in England in 1830. In 1868 the United States issued patent #73807 to Amariah M. Hills of Connecticut, who went on to establish the Archimedean Lawn Mower Co. in 1871. By 1888, the US Patent Office had granted 138 patents for lawn mowers (Butterworth, Growth of Industrial Art). Doubtlessly there were even more by the time Burr got his patent in 1899.

    Some website authors want Burr to have invented the first “rotary blade” mower, with a centrally mounted spinning blade. But his patent #624749 shows yet another twist on the old reel mower, differing in only a few details with Budding’s original.

    I could seriously go on and on. MOST of this list is false. I’m not saying the whole list is incorrect, just most of it. You should get your facts and history straight. Don’t give credit to the wrong people.

  39. Sometimes I wonder how history and/or the future would turn out if we all remained in captivity or were completely submitted to extinction. What if none of these things brought forth came to pass.


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  44. Fact is, white people hate Blacks. As long as they “look” Black, they are going to be hated. If a Black person was to invent a ring around a tub white people would say no he didn’t. I see your white women can’t stay away from us Black men. Want to know why? It’s simply because Black women are hard headed and don’t fall for our bullshit but white women do whatever the hell we say

  45. shut up bitch trying to sound all educated and shit stfu please make mi dick hurt ugly ass hook ass nigga u mad check ya chain nigga

  46. bitch ass nigga fuck a cracker dey madd cuhh a nigga dick bigger than there’s u feel meh nigga 4 all i care a cracker can jump off a building u madd check yo chain nigga

  47. We are in 2014 and after ALL the destruction across the world, slavery and everything else that happened – SOME people still do NOT acknowledge that history has been STOLEN and ALTERED by the “Western” world in order to make sense of ALL the evil. If you look back at the ORIGIN of all of the above named things and DILIGENTLY do your research you will find ASTONISHING information! SPECIALLY those of you who CLAIM you want to teach the youth!! I will show you HOW you find the origins of things – first start by questioning what you’re looking for – for example, you want to find the origin of the guitar Ms. Anonymous, well first start by asking the question what were the FIRST INSTRUMENTS in the world and go from there. If you just start researching a “guitar” you will only find the origin of that and that word itself is younger then the ACTUAL instrument. If you notice names CHANGE with different eras and depending on location (OR THE PEOPLE) you will call something by another name for example “Thebes” in present day “Egypt” was called Waset. I mention Waset specifically because if you do your research you will notice IN STONE that there are images of the people playing the modern day “guitar” BACK THEN it was referred to as a tanbur which is a family of stringed instruments and defined as “a long-necked stringed instrument with a small egg- or pear-shaped body, with an arched or round back, usually with a soundboard of wood or hide, and a long, straight neck”! At 3500 years old, the ultimate vintage guitar which belonged to the “Egyptian” singer Har-Mose was found buried with the singer and close to the tomb of his employer, Sen-Mut, architect to Queen Hatshepsut, who was crowned in 1503 BCE. Har-Moses instrument had three strings and a plectrum suspended from the neck by a cord. The soundbox was made of beautifully polished cedarwood and had a rawhide “soundboard”. It can be seen today at the Archaeological Museum in Cairo.

    YOU CAN SEE THE PROOF AT THE MUSEUM! IF you need more PROOF then that then I am not sure about your mental state! I will continue to research the origins of ALL the things on the list and drop the “PROOF” some of the you SO desperately “NEED” in order to face FACT. The FACT: “Western” civilization is nothing more then HIS STORY so that HE can feel relevant! In reality, there is NOTHING new under the SUN and the original SUN people are my brothers and sisters! AMEN RA – HOTEP!

  48. Look at all this awesome stuff African Americans made, even though I’m confused about a latern. Those are thousands of years old xD anyway, our government doesn’t want our schools to teach us this because they want to keep the image in our head that black people are insignificant and below white people. Our text books can go on and on about what the white man did and *cough* stole *cough* from everyone and everything on the face of this planet, but will only mention Africans/African Americans as well as any other non-white ethnicity. The only thing our corrupted American government wants us to know what African Americans made is peanut butter and the gas mask. I bet some of you didn’t know a black man invented the Roller Coaster 🎢 yeah, and black people are dumb… takes a lot if knowledge of physics to make something like that. I’m so fed up with Amerikkka and it’s bullsh*t. Smh.

  49. One search on Google would show you that most of these are out right lies. William Carrier invented modern day air conditioning. Stop lying

  50. I am mix and i think everyone is being so rude black and white people should be respected!!!!!! Like hey why you fucking people you do not know!!!! There has been white and black inventors . So you white people sutup and you black people should sutup too!!!!!!!# love

  51. To me love is the key to life with out love u hav nothing black or white u must love.
    LIVE & DIE with love not color ps if u want to no what color am I iam the same color as u iam many colors iam the color of Love.

  52. Wow that 65 things on that list all invented by Black people. Well done black people. Every single other thing in existence today, that is not on that list was invented by White people. So well done to the white on our millions of inventions.

  53. I think this is very helpful because i have a report and i have no idea who to write about!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  54. I’m black, and I do recognize that most black people are very ignorant. Yes, some of us are “dumb”, but not all of us. Whites aren’t perfect either. They have a high level of racism, but, there are a lot of stupid gang bangers, and hood rats that give blacks a bad name.

  55. Racist are so ignorant we all will be judged for are actions on earth in the end. Not for the color of are skin

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