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10 Black Inventors Who Changed Your Life

From hair care products to the ironing board, the creations from these African Americans still impact your everyday life.

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dr marilyn gaston smiles down at the camera while standing with her arms crossed, she wears a red suit jacket, gold hoop earrings, a gold necklace, and a gold bracelet, her short hair is styled with loose curls, and her makeup includes soft red lipstick, in the background on the right is dr gayle porter who also has short hair and is smiling while looking away from the camera

Meet 8 Black Medical Pioneers Who Changed Health Care For Good

Charles Drew, Mary Mahoney, and James McNune Smith are among the African American pioneers in the medical profession.

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Madam C.J. Walker

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Garrett Morgan

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Granville T. Woods

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Percy Julian

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