Who was the first African-American woman to get a patent?

Answer Sarah E. Goode received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 1885. Goode, a former slave, became the first African-American woman ever to be granted a patent. Her innovation, the c... Read More »

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Who was the first African-American inventor to get a patent?

The first African-American man to receive a patent from the U.S. Patent Office was Thomas L. Jennings. The first black woman to receive a U.S. patent was Judy W. Reed. Jennings received U.S. Patent... Read More »

Who was the first African American woman to host their own TV talk show?

He has had a show on at 10 EST for the last seven months. 2/9/2010 was the last show.

Who was the first woman to receive a patent?

The first woman to receive a United States patent was Mary Kies. She received her patent in May 1809 for her novel method of weaving straw and combining it with silk for ladies' hats.Source:America... Read More »

How many African-Americans were in the first African-American Senate?

Hiram Revels of Mississippi was the first and only African-American in the first African American U.S. Senate, in 1870. He was a steadfast opponent of racial segregation after the American Civil Wa... Read More »