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World Without Black People

Well, what if a family member had to have heart surgery? This would not have been possible without Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, a black doctor, who performed the first open-heart surgery. So, if you ever wonder, like the son in this story, where would we be without black people? Well, it's pretty plain to see. We would still be in the DARK!

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What Would The World Be Like Without Black People The son quickly learned more about what it would be like if there were no black people in the world, especially if he were ever sick and needed blood. Dr. Charles Drew, a black scientist, found a way to preserve and store blood, which led to his starting the world's first blood bank. Totally grateful for Dr. Drew!!! #February22nd #BlackHistory ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

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What Would The World Be Like Without Black People The boy and his mother sat at the kitchen table with their heads in their hands. When the father arrived, he asked, "Why are you sitting in the dark?" Why? Because Lewis Howard Latimer, a black man, invented the filament within the light bulb. #February21st #BlackHistory ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

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What Would The World Be Like Without Black People William Barry invented the postmarking and canceling machine. Looks like no one is getting any mail.... See y’all tomorrow! #February20th #BlackHistory ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 ETA: It has been brought to my attention that Mr. William Barry is actually Irish and was consider an African American back then, due to his hair color. Even with extensive research, the information found is different than the new and personal information provided to me. I stand c... Read more

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What Would The World Be Like Without Black People Dad also usually dropped off the office mail at a near by mailbox, but it was no longer there because Philip Downing, a Black Man, invented the letter drop mailbox. #February19th #BlackHistory ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

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What Would The World Be Like Without Black People Dad usually takes the elevator from his office on the 20th floor, but there was no elevator because Alexander Miles, a Black Man, invented the elevator. (I’m grateful for all of these Black People.... especially Mr. Miles! I can’t even do the stair master. Please point me to the elevator!!) See y’all tomorrow! #February18th #BlackHistory ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

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What Would The World Be Like Without Black People It was almost time for the father to arrive home. He usually takes the bus, but there was no bus, because its precursor was the electric trolley, invented by another Black Man, Elbert R. Robinson. #February17th #BlackHistory ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

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What Would The World Be Like Without Black People Even in the summertime, they would have been out of luck because Frederick Jones, a black man, invented the air conditioner. #February16th #BlackHistory ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

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What Would The World Be Like Without Black People By this time, the son noticed he was getting mighty cold. Mom went to turn up the heat, and what do you know? Alice Parker, a Black Woman invented the heating furnace. With the below 0 temps...... yeah... everyone would be cold!!!! #February14th #BlackHistory ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

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What Would The World Be Like Without Black People Well, it was getting late, so they walked to the market, got their groceries, and returned home. Just when they were about to put away the milk, eggs, and butter, they noticed the refrigerator was gone. You see John Standard, a black man, invented the refrigerator. So, they just left the food on the counter. Hmmmmm no refrigerator... all of that food, and even your food, will spoil without John Standard.... stay tuned for more on tomorrow ... Read more

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