Hi! I'm Dane Carlson, and welcome to the Business Opportunities Weblog. I've been publishing this website, by myself, and sometimes with the help of others for over twelve years now. You'll notice two things about this site right away:
What do a folding chair, a ladder scaffold support and a self-leveling vertical table have in common? They were all successfully designed and patented by African-American inventors in the 19th and 20th centuries.
“Black History Month means remembering the past, and it’s kind of funny that we notice how many inventions actually came from African-American people, from hair products to things like traffic lights,” said Maya Basquin, NSBE member and a sophomore majoring in industrial engineering and management systems.
Photo by John Lambert Pearson