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Day 3 of Black History Facts…

As a child one of the first things you learn during Black History Month is that Garrett Morgan invented the street light. He was the first to apply for and to be awarded a U.S. patent for the traffic signal. However, he didn’t stop there. According to the African American Registry, Garrett invented a lot of useful things, like the zigzag stitching attachment for manually operated sewing machines and the gas mask.

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