In 2010, BERTIN NAHUM, from Benin, created ROSA, a robot that helps surgeons performs brain surgery. This invention, used in hospital around the world, made him the 4TH most revolutionary high-tech entrepreneurs in the world; after Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and James Cameron! He is also the CEO of Medtech, a French company which specialize in robotic surgical assistance.
Thomas Jennings was the Inventor of the dry cleaning process
He received a patent, on March 3, 1821. for a dry-cleaning process called “dry scouring”. The first money Thomas Jennings earned from his patent was spent on the legal fees necessary to liberate his family out of slavery and support the abolitionist cause
Marcus Garvey was one of the greatest black leaders we ever had. He organized more black people than any other black leader in the world. Marcus Garvey said that black people will never become successful depending on whites or other races of people, he said that as black people we must come together and do for self. Here is a list Marcus Garvey's achievements.
The First Black Doctor of the United States, subsequently he had to pass as white , so People never knew about him.
Dr. McCune Smith is known as the first professionally-trained African American doctor. He received his degree in 1837, at a time when the idea of a black man becoming a physician was as far-fetched as traveling to the planet Mars. Dr. McCune Smith couldn’t get his degree in the United States. So, he went to Scotland to get his bachelors , masters and medical degree's and He then returned to the US not only to practice medicine but to help the poor. He was the resident physician at an orphanage in lower Manhattan, putting his skills to good use for unfortunate children.
Smith also enjoyed writing and standing up against slavery. Sadly, when he died, he was placed in an unmarked grave and has disappeared from historical conversation.