By: Makai Santos-Magee

When someone thinks about technology that has been invented, they will most likely think of someone like Thomas Edison or Samuel Morse. It is less common for someone to instantly have a Black person come to mind. However, this does not mean they didn’t exist, they are everywhere today. Being a black male, there were very few role models who looked like me in certain areas.

There can be a few reasonings as to why Black inventors are not as commonly known as those who are White. One major reason can be because of the textbooks that…

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