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Garrett E. Morgan and "Chemical Crack"

I read a post by Maryee regarding a little known fact about black inventor Garrett Morgan. Inventor of what? Pop- quiz people... Of course, the traffic light and gas mask. I was drawn to Maryee post because as an elementary student I had done a Black History report on Garrett Morgan. I still remember the pride I had at knowing that a black man had created a traffic light way back in the day that has since been redesigned but is still in use today. Now, at this new found info about Morgan I can't hate the inventiveness but I have come to now reject the product Morgan stumbled upon and went on to market...

Read the full story at http://www.blackinventor.com/pages/garrettmorgan.html

Honestly, THIS is yet another a piece of our history I didn't know... how 'bout YOU?!

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