S7 E 13 Black Americans--neither enslaved nor free--could obtain patent protection with David Wilson artwork
No Nonsense Market Domination with David Wilson

S7 E 13 Black Americans--neither enslaved nor free--could obtain patent protection with David Wilson

  • S7E13
  • 12:59
  • November 15th 2021

Black Americans--neither enslaved nor free--could obtain patent protection

To understand and celebrate the accomplishments of Black inventors in America, we must first understand the racial, economic, and legal climate in America during the 17th through 19th centuries. While Black Americans mightily contributed to the economic growth of this nation, many were snubbed from the historical and financial benefits of their inventions. In short, Blacks were not eligible for patent protection. Further, many enslaved Americas of African descent were intellectually robbed by their so-called owners, leaving the so-called masters unjustly enriched to reap all the benefits. Click to buy this episode’s featured book Black People Invented Everything: The Deep History of Indigenous Creativity

Tags: entrepreneurship, Black business, patent, patents, Black inventions, Black inventors, inventors, African-American, Black history

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