Garrett A. Morgan Sr., Revolutionary Black Inventor & Businessman

Garrett A. Morgan, Sr, revolutionary Black inventor & businessman, invented the Gas Mask in 1912 & the three-position Traffic Signal in 1923.
He created the Black newspaper, the Cleveland Call in 1920.
He also invented  a zig-zag stitching attachment for manually operated sewing machine.
Far from done, he also founded a company that made personal grooming products, such as hair dying ointments and the curved-tooth pressing comb.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s