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10 Living Black Inventors You Need to Know

You may not have heard of them, but these African-American achievers have shaped our world.

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It’s Black History Month, which means that famous black inventors like Benjamin Banneker, Madam CJ Walker, and George Washington Carver will be name-dropped often over the next couple of weeks. It’s important to remember the legends of the past, but it’s also important to acknowledge the men and women who have done great things and are still around to receive the praise. Here are 10 black inventors you may never have heard of, but should definitely know.

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