Friday, February 21, 2020

Tag: Benjamin Bradley

5 Inventions by Enslaved Black Men That...

Did you know that enslaved Black people could not obtain patents for their inventions? Like many things in this nation, enslaved Black people did...

5 Inventions By Enslaved Black Men Blocked...

The Patent Act of 1793 and 1836 barred enslaved Africans from obtaining patents because they were not considered citizens. In 1861, Jefferson Davis, president of...