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America has long been the land of innovation. More than 13,000 years ago, the Clovis people created what many call the “first American invention” — a stone tool used primarily to hunt large game.

"With Patents or Without, Black Inventors Reshaped American Industry" is from smithsonianmag.com, published on February 16, 2017.

©2017 Smithsonian Institution (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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Great article - black inventors in the U.S

This is a great article about black inventors in the U.S. - the history of black inventors has not been widely taught - so its great that the Smithsonian highlighted this information in this article.