Moments in History: Garrett A Morgan

Born on March 4, 1877, in Claysville, an African-American community outside of Paris Kentucky,¬†Garrett Augustus Morgan was an African-American inventor and community leader. He invented parts for sewing machines, hair care products, and a version of the modern traffic signal which he patented and sold to GE. In 1908, Morgan became more conscious of his … Continue reading Moments in History: Garrett A Morgan