INVENTORS AND POLITICAL LEADERS

Marie Van Brittan Brown

The inventor of the home security system in 1966. She applied and was approved for a patent in 1969

1922-1999:  African American Nurse She was the inventor of the home security system in 1966, along with her husband Albert Brown. In the same year they jointly applied for a patent, which was granted in 1969

Lonnie G. Johnson

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1949-:

is a former Air Force and NASA engineer who invented the massively popular Super Soaker water gun

Garrett Morgan

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1877 –1963: He was an inventor and businessman as well as an influential political leader. His most notable inventions were the three position traffic light and Gas Mask

MAXINE WATERS

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1938: is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Waters is currently in her 15th term in the House, having served since 1991.

Barack Obama

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1961: Barack Hussein Obama II is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017.

Patricia Bath

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1942-2019: The first African American to complete a residency in ophthalmology and the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent. She invented the Laserphaco Probe for cataract treatment in 1986

In other news

NUSRAT RASHID

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Nusrat Rashid, 48, became the first African-American female in Delaware County history and the first Muslim in Pennsylvania to become a Common Pleas Court judge. She credits the achievement to support from family, community, and her life’s work of providing “accessibility to the Black community.”

LONG LIVE THE BLACK MAMBA

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Basketball icon Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Calabasas, California, roughly 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles. He was 41.

His daughter Gianna Bryant also died in the crash, Several news outlets reported Bryant was in his private helicopter with several other people when it crashed.

The Los Angeles sheriff said nine people died in the crash, which happened at about 10 a.m.

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Music, Real Estate and Economic Development

When did real estate become an interest for you?

OP: What’s your advice for someone who wants to follow in your footsteps? 

JB: Number one, work hard. Number two, you have to have a vision with everything you want to do. Third, you have to give back!"

Chester Panthers Youth Empowerment Football Team

Eagles’ Zach Ertz Surprises Chester Football Team With More Than $30,000 In Equipment


Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz helped deliver new equipment to young athletes in Chester.

Ertz, along with Dunkin', made a surprise donation of more than $30,000 worth of new sports equipment, including helmets and gloves, for the Chester Panthers Youth Empowerment and Athletic Association.

The equipment donation is a part of Dunkin's "Touchdowns for Kids" program where Dunkin' donates $250 to Good Sports Inc. every time the Eagles score a touchdown throughout the season. Ertz personally donates $250 for every touchdown he scores.

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