VIA: BIOGRAPHY.COM Inventor and manufacturer, born in Canada. His African-American parents had fled from Kentucky to escape slavery. He showed an early talent for mechanical innovations, and in Ypsilanti, MI he devloped lubricators for steam engines (1870). In 1882 he moved to Detroit, where he perfected his lubricating cup, still widely used to provide a […]

Anyone born in the 60’s and 70’s knows something about the Black Panther Party. On February 17th, 1968, their leader Huey P. Newton was on trial for the shooting of some police officers. Back then the police in California and the United States Government were doing anything in their power to bring the party down. […]

VIA: FINDARTICLES.COM We are celebrating the top 30 African Americans who have helped shape and mold society into what we know today for African Americans.

VIA: FINDARTICLES.COM We are celebrating the top 30 African Americans who have helped shape and mold society into what we know today for African Americans.