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Tue, 10.10.1899

A Black Man Patents a Bicycle Frame


*On this date in 1899, a Black man patented a Bicycle Frame.  Isaac R. Johnson of Manhattan, New York City received patent #634823.


Black First:
2,000 years of extraordinary achievement
by Jessie Carney Smith
Copyright 1994 Visible Ink Press, Detroit, MI
ISBN 0-8103-9490-1

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We gotta put more in our children’s heads than gold teeth, to keep blackness to keep blackness to always keep it from turning around. america’s got all kinds... SURVIVAL MOTION: NOTICE by Melvin E. Brown.
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