Oh Nothing Important. Just A Few Inventions by Black People

I’ve neglected to mention anything about Black History Month. Though we should take the time to learn about the history of people of African descent more than just one month out of the year (which just happens to be the shortest), I think it’s still important to highlight that rich history this time of year.

You learn something new everyday. So here’s a few inventions I recently discovered were created by Black people.

Air Conditioning Unit: Frederick M. Jones; July 12, 1949

Bicycle Frame: L.R. Johnson; October 10, 1899

Cellular Phone: Henry T. Sampson; July 6, 1971

Clothes Dryer: G. T. Sampson; June 6, 1862

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Wait Til I Get My MoneyRight

Oh what would I do with a million dollars, tax free…

First, I’d start paying my own rent. I feel so bad knowing that instead of saving up money and using it to enjoy his retirement, my dad is putting everything toward my rent and at one time was paying my tuition out-of-pocket. After my mom passed away, it got really hard to pay for school. Now that I’m about to graduate, I really want him to finally enjoy life and take vacations when he wants, remodel the house if he feels that it needs to be, or upgrade his truck if he desires to do so. I want to be able to take care of him the way he’s taken care of me. I’d use some of that money to send him on a vacation wherever he wants to go.

Next, I’d get my sweetie’s wedding band, my wedding dress, and set aside funds for our dream wedding. I’m one of those girls that has been Continue reading