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African American Firsts: Famous Little-Known and Unsung Triumphs of Blacks in America

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Offers a look at African-Americans who achieved major firsts in such areas as journalism, entertainment, the military, and history, noting the dates of each event.
Paperback, 424 pages
Published November 1st 2002 by Kensington
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Tom
Sep 08, 2011 Tom rated it did not like it
Full of myths and factual errors.
Readers of this book will learn that African Americans invented the following devices: the first rail telegraph, first clock made in colonial American, first long lasting carbon filament for light bulbs, the third rail used in subway trains, the electric trolley, performed the first open heart surgery or first pericardial heart surgery, first traffic signal, first gas mask, first electric turn signals in cars, and first golf tee. The only problem is that all thes
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