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10 Black Inventors From The Last 100 Years [PHOTOS]


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Bessie Blount Griffin

195os-  Bessie Blount Griffin was a Virginia-born physical therapist, forensic scientist, an inventor. In 1951, Griffin invented an electronic device to help amputees feed themselves. The idea was born during her work with soldiers in World War II.

She passed away in 2009, at the age of 95.

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