Month: February 2023

Black History Month – Honoring George Washington Carver

Continuing our series of spotlighting Black inventors, George Washington Carver was an American agricultural scientist and inventor and was the first Black person introduced into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. His induction was based not only on Carver’s work in botany, but also for two patents he was granted in 1925 and 1927. George […]

Written by on February 15, 2023

Black History Month – Honoring Dr. Charles Richard Drew

As part of Black History Month, Fletcher Yoder is spotlighting black inventors who made significant impacts in their respective career fields. Dr. Charles Richard Drew was an American surgeon whose research and inventions in the field of blood plasma preservation led to the establishment of blood banks. He protested against racial segregation of donated blood. Dr. […]

Written by on February 1, 2023