Archive for ' Black Inventors'

Otis Boykin – Serial Inventor and Electronics Genius!

Otis Boykin – Serial Inventor and Electronics Genius!

Few inventors have had the lasting impact of Otis Boykin. Look around the house today and you’ll see a variety of devices that utilize components made by Otis Boykin – including computers, radios and TV sets. [...]

Lonnie George Johnson- Inventor of the Water Guns

Lonnie George Johnson- Inventor of the Water Guns

It may come as a surprise that the creator of one of children’s favourite toys, the Super Soaker water gun, is an African-American, and he is now $200 million richer from his invention. Scientist and engineer [...]