Posts Tagged ‘Black History’

By now, of course we all know the story of Martin Luther King Jr, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Frederick Douglass. But truth be told, I have grown tired of the constant public push for us (black people) to learn about these same people.

Now, ask yourself: What is the mystery of Black History? Are we being brainwashed to only get a limited view of OUR own HISTORY…???

Everyday...all YEAR..embrace our culture

Heres somethings you should Know:

  • Nathaniel Alexander was the first to patent the folding chair. His invention was designed to be used in schools, churches and at large social gatherings.
  • C.B. Brooks invented the street sweeper in 1896. It was a truck equipped with brooms.
  • Joseph Lee invented a bread-making machine that mixed the ingredients and kneaded the dough in 1895.
  • Scientist and mathematician Benjamen Banneker is credited with helping to design the blueprints for Washington, D.C.

For more information on Black History facts that YOU DIDNT KNOW visit: BLACK HISTORY FACTS via Biography.com

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