20 Things The World Wouldn't Have If Black People Didn't Exist
So many things simply wouldn't exist.
If it weren't for a black man, your home would probably be super dusty because you wouldn't have a dust pan.
And you wouldn't have anything to iron your wrinkly clothes on if it weren't for the black woman who invented the ironing board.
And wouldn't your pool parties suck without a Super Soaker?
Your floors would be sticky and icky if it weren't for the guy who created the mop.
How terrible would it be to not have a place to keep your leftovers from going bad? Good thing someone made the refrigerator.
Imagine how terrifying it'd be to take an elevator without doors? Good thing someone made automatic elevator doors a thing.
And you probably already knew a black man created one of the first traffic lights, right?
That same man also invented the gas mask.
Also, wouldn't it be horrible to wake up without a way to get your luscious locks in order? Thank goodness for heated combs.
Good thing a black man gifted the world with potato chips.
Imagine how unkempt your lawn would look without a sprinkler.
Oh, and a black man created the modern lawn mower, too.
The first home security system was patented by a black woman.
The black woman who created the gas heating furnace changed the way people warm their homes.
A PB&J just wouldn't be the same without the peanut butter. Yep, a black man is responsible for this deliciousness.
Drying clothes on a line is fun if you've got the time. Props to the hero who created the clothes dryer.
OK, and we know Thomas Edison made the light bulb, but it'd be nothing without the black man who created carbon filament.
People who can't drive a stick shift are definitely happy someone created the automatic gearshift.
Our hearts are blessed because of the guy who made the pacemaker.
And finally, if black people didn't exist, you probably wouldn't have been introduced to the beauty of ice cream scoops.
Black people make the world go 'round.
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