Benjamin Banneker was a brilliant
astronomer and mathematician. He
filled his lifetime with learning, and it
all began with his fascination with a
Charles Henry Taylor
Charles Henry Turner was an African
American scientist who dedicated his
life to entomology, the branch of
zoology concerned with insects.
Lewis Latimer invented the carbon
filament that allowed light bulbs to last
a lot longer.
Elijah McCoy invented a device that
allowed machines to be lubricated
whilst still moving.
George Washington Carver
George Washington Carver was born
into slavery. He became the first
African American to attend Simpson
College. He became one of the 20th
Centuries most famous botanists.
Charles Richard Drew
Charles Richard Drew invented the
process that allowed blood to be taken
from a person and stored for
Garret Morgan invented the first gas
mask and went on to invent the first
automatic traffic light system.
Katherine Johnson was one of the first
African American women to work for
NASA. Her calculations were vital in
getting man on the moon in 1961.
Daniel Hale Williams
Daniel Hale Williams was the first
doctor to ever perform successful open
Granville T Woods
Granville T Woods was a famous
inventor. He invented a
telephone/telegraph machine as well
as a steam boiler furnace, electric
battery and many others.