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20 Things The World Wouldn't Have If Black People Didn't Exist

So many things simply wouldn't exist.

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1. If it weren't for a black man, your home would probably be super dusty because you wouldn't have a dust pan.

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Lloyd P. Ray invented the tool that makes it so much easier to dispose of trash. He improved the earlier model by making it able to stand.

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5. How terrible would it be to not have a place to keep your leftovers from going bad? Good thing someone made the refrigerator.

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13. The first home security system was patented by a black woman.

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You can sleep well at night knowing Marie Van Brittan Brown is responsible for making the predecessor to the modern-day home security system.

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