Top 3 Black Inventors

Here are important black inventors to look into during Black History Month.

Makenzie Roy, Editor: Abigail Nwanwa

We are currently in Black History Month but do you feel like you

haven’t learned about anyone new? These are the top 3

African American Inventors.

1. Benjamin Banneker

Benjamin Banneker was born November 9, 1731 to freed slaves and died October 19, 1806. Benjamin Banneker became an author, inventor, astronomer, mathematician, and a surveyor. But he is most known for creating the most effective clocks from his time.

2. Patricia Bath

Patricia Bath was born November 4, 1942 in New York City, New York. Patricia Bath was a Ophthalmologist and a Laser Scientist. But she is most known for inventing the Laser Cataract Surgery. The laser Cataract surgery is a hand held surgery which helps clear vision.



3. Charles Drew

Charles Drew was born June 3, 1904 in Washington D.C. Charles Drew was a surgeon, researcher, and inventor. He is most known for inventing the modern blood bank in 1932. This blood bank helps distribute blood throughout the world.