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Inventor Lewis Latimer electrified the light bulb longer than Edison

As one of the first major African-American inventors, Lewis Howard Latimer invented modern carbon filaments, making Thomas Edison’s primitive, quick-burning light bulb more stable and available to all. Ultimately, a man whose parents liberated themselves from chattel slavery became a mastermind behind the scenes improving some of the most well-known inventions in American history. Latimer […]