February 18, 2021

Lewis Howard Latimer: Inventor of the Carbon Light Bulb Filament

Lewis Howard Latimer, a Black man, is recognized as the inventor of several remarkable inventions, the most famous of which is the carbon light bulb filament. In addition to his own inventions and patents, he worked with and helped to create the success of other amazing inventors such as Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison. Latimer also installed the first electric plants in Philadelphia, New York, and Montreal. Listen to this podcast and to Dr. Karen acknowledge and celebrate this innovative inventor and leader.


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