20 Black Inventions Over The Last 100 Years You May Not Know – Blerds

Lewis Latimer (1848 – 1928) What He Invented: The Carbon Filament For The Light Bulb. Why It’s Important: Latimer is one of the greatest inventors of all time. Thomas Edison may have invented the electric lightbulb, but Latimer helped make it a common feature in American households. In 1881 he received a patent for inventing …

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