A to Z guide to black history in New Orleans: Part 3
O Jornal,Homens Negros,Afro-americanos,Nova Orleans,Red Vara,Afro,Louisiana,American Story,Inventors
Day 23: Anna M. Mangin (life dates unknown). Inventor. African-American who received a patent in 1892 for improvements to the Pastry Fork. Her fork allowed ingredients to be mixed without the cook having to touch them. The fork could also be used to beat eggs, mash potatoes, and prepare salad dressings.
Arturo Alfonso Schomburg: The oiginal “Father of Black History” (Inspired Dr. John Henrik Clarke to research black hitory at 17 yrs. of age)
Before Madam C.J. Walker there was Annie Turnbo Malone, " The Forgotten Entrepreneur" (1869-1957) A chemist and entrepreneur, Annie Turnbo Malone became a millionaire by successfully developing and marketing hair products for black women in St. Louis. She used her wealth to promote the advancement of African Americans and gave away most of her money to charity.
The Origins of Black History Month. Celebrating the being of me this month and forever...