Inventors Bibliography

Annie Turbo Malone

Annie Turnbo Malone. [Online]   Wikipedia. Available at: [Accessed: 1 July 2020]

Annie Turnbo Malone (1869-1957). Historic Missourians.[Online].Available at: at:

[Accessed: 13 July 2020]

Who was one of Madam C.J. Walker’s most important role models? Annie Turnbo Malone Freeman Institute.[Online].Available at: [Accessed: 12 July 2020]

Benjamin Banneker

Benjamin Banneker.[Online]  New World Encyclopedia.Available at:

[Accessed: 17 July 2020]

Benjamin Banneker Wikiquote. [Online].Available at: [Accessed: 15 July 2020]

 ‘Benjamin Banneker’, Ducksters Education Site.[Online].Available at:

 [Accessed: 13 July 2020] 

Dorothy Vaughan 

Dorothy Vaughan. Wikipedia: .[Online].Available at: [Accessed: 13 July 2020] 

Dorothy Vaughan. Britannica.[Online].Available at: [Accessed: 22 July 2020] 

Dorothy Johnson Vaughan. Biography .[Online].Available at: [Accessed: 13 July 2020] 

Dr Samuel Achilefu

Inemesit Udodiong. Meet Dr Samuel Achilefu, the Niegrian radiologist who made a breakthrough in  cancer surgery by creating high-tech infrared goggles, 

Business Insider by Pulse, 3rd April 2020 .[Online].

Available at:

[Accessed: 23 June 2020] 

Samuel Achilefu. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 23 June 2020] 

Dr Shirley Jackson 

Shirley Ann Jackson. PBS.[Online].Available at:   [Accessed: 12 July 2020]

Shirley Ann Jackson. National Women’s Hall of Fame.[Online].Available at:

 [Accessed: 12 July 2020] 

Shirley Ann Jackson. Wikipedia .[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 13 July 2020] 

Elijah McCoy

Elijah McCoy. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 2 July 2020]

Elijah McCoy. Biography.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 2 July 2020]

Elijah McCoy. Scholastic.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 2 July 2020] 

Elizabeth Anionwu

Garrett Morgan

Garett Morgan. Biography.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 5 July 2020]

Garett Morgan.[Online].Available at:  

[Accessed: 4 July 2020]

Garett Morgan. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 4 July 2020]

George Washington Carver 

George Washington Carver. Britannica.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 13 July 2020]

George Washington Carver. History.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 13 July 2020]

George Washington Carver. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 15 July 2020]

Granville T. Woods 

Granville Woods. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 16 July 2020]

Granville T. Woods. Biography.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 16 July 2020]

Granville T. Woods. Ohio History Central.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 16 July 2020]

Jan Ernst Matzeliger

Jan Ernst Matzeliger. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 15 July 2020]

Jan Matzeliger. Biography.[Online].Available at: [Accessed: 13 2020]

Jan Matzeliger. Britannica.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 16 July 2020]

Jan Ernst Matzeliger. Inventor.[Online].Available at.[Online].Available at:  [accessed: 16 July 2020]

Janet Emerson Bashen

Janet Emerson Bashen. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 21 June 2020]

Janet Emerson Bashen. My Black History.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 21 June 2020]

Black History Month. Janet Emerson Bashen’, Systemid.[Online].Available at:

 [Accessed: 21 June 2020]

Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson.Mac Tutor. (n.d.).[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 15 July 2020]

Katherine Johnson Biography.Biography. (10/10/16).[Online].Available at: [Accessed: 15 July 2020]

10 Extraordinary facts about Katherine Johnson. the Late Groundbreaking Human Computer . The Portalist. (08/02/19) .[Online].Available at: [Accessed: 15 July 2020]

Kelvin Doe 

Kelvin Doe. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 19 June 2020]

Kelvin Doe. The Boy Who Created His Future Imagination Matters (12th July 2019).[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 19 June 2020]

Lewis Latimer

Biography. (2014). Lewis Howard Latimer. [online] Available at: . [Accessed 14 June 2020] (2012). Lewis Latimer – Inventor of the Carbon Filament Light Bulb | The Black Inventor Online Museum. [online] 

Available at: [Accessed 14 June 2020]

Britannica Kids. (n.d.). Lewis Latimer. [online] Available at: [Accessed 8 July. 2021].

Lisa Gelobter 

Lisa Gelobter. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 20 June 2020]

Farida Dawkins .[Women’s History Month] Meet Lisa Gelobter. founding formulator of early GIF images. Face2Face Africa (27th March 2018):  [Accessed: 20 July 2020]

Lonnie Johnson

Lonnie G. Johnson. Scholastic.[Online].Available at: [Accessed: 18 June 2020]

Lonnie G. Johnson. Biography.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 18 June 2020]

Madam C J Walker

Madam C. J. Walker. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 21 June 2020]

Madam C. J. Walker. Biography.[Online].Available at: [Accessed: 21 June 2020]

Madam C. J. Walker. National Women’s History Museum.[Online].

Available at: [Accessed: 21 June 2020]

Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison. Activity Village.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 25 June 2020] [accessed: 23 June 2020]

Mae Jemison Britannica Kids.[Online].Available at:,than%20a%20week%20in%201992.&text=born%20on%20October%2017%2C%201956,the

%20youngest%20of%20three%20children.  [Accessed: 25 June 2020]

Marie Van Brittan Brown

Marie Van Brittan Brown (1922-1999), Black Past.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 13 July 2020]

Olivia Mischianti.Marie Van Brittan Brown: Inventor of the Home Security System. Code Like A Girl.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 13 July 2020]

Marie Van Brittan Brown. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 14 July 2020]

Mark Dean

Mark Dean. Scholastic.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 12 July 2020]

Mark Dean, Biography.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 13 July 2020]

Mark Dean. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 12  July 2020]

Otis Boykin

Otis Boykin. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [accessed: 10 July 2020]

Otis Boykin. Biography.[Online].Available at:  [accessed: 10 July 2020]

Otis Boykin. Scholastic.[Online].Available at:  [accessed: 10 July 2020]

Percy Lavon Julian 

Percy Lavon Julian. Science History Institute.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 16 July 2020]. 

Percy Lavon Julian. Biography.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 16 July 2020]

Percy Lavon Julian. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at: [Accessed 16 July 2020]

Roy Allela

Kate Hodal. Turning air into drinking water: Africa’s inspired inventors. The Guardian (1st January 2019).[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 19 July 2020]

Roy Allela’s website.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 19 July 2020]

Sarah Boone 

Sarah Boone. Biography.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 14 July 2020]

Sarah Boone. Black Past.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 15 July 2020]

 Sarah Boone. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 14 July 2020]

Theo Kgatlhanye 

Thato Kgatlhanye. Cartier Women’s Initiative.[Online].Available at:

 [Accessed: 29 September 2020]

Farida Dawkins. [Women’s History Month] Meet Thato Kgatlhanye inventor of the power-packed school bags made from recycled waste 

Face2Face Africa (13th March 2018).[Online].Available at:

 [Accessed: 28 September 2020]

Thato Kghatlhanye. Anzisha Prize.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 29 September 2020]

Therese Izay Kirongozi

Thereze Izay Kirongozi. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 21 July 2020]

Mildred Europa Taylor. Female engineer Therese Izay-Kirongozi tackles traffic congestion in DRC with robots [Video]. Face2Face Africa. 

(24th March 2018).[Online].Available at:  

]  [Accessed: 21 July 2020]

Annalisa Merelli. Photos. How a female entrepreneur helped Kinshasa’s traffic problem. one robocop at a time. Quartz Africa (15th July 2015).[Online].

Available at:  [Accessed: 21 July 2020]

Valerie Thomas 

Valerie Thomas. Biography.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 13 July 2020]

 Valerie Thomas. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 13 July 2020]

 Valerie Thomas. MyBlackHistory.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 21 July 2020]

William Kamkwamba

William Kamkwamba. Wikipedia.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 18 July 2020]

William Kamkwamba. TED.[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 19 July 2020]

Kim Zetter. Teen’s DIY Energy Hacking Gives African Village New Hope. Wired (18th February 2009).[Online].Available at:  [Accessed: 18 July 2020]