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In celebration of Black History Month, rolling out is highlighting important figures in Black culture. Today, we examine the accomplishments of Alfred L. Cralle. We all love ice cream, but many of us don’t know who made scooping the delicious dessert simple and easy to serve. Cralle was an African American businessman and inventor who was born in…

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Throughout history, African Americans have invented important, useful and fun devices. From Lewis Howard Latimer to Madame C.J. Walker, blacks have made a large number of contributions to  American culture.  Many modern conveniences and necessities are a derivative of, or the inventions of black inventors: blood banks, the refrigerator, the electric trolley, the dust pan,…

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