1. Paint it Black series: 11/29 Elijah McCoy
 ”A black Canadian-American inventor and engineer, who was notable for his 57 U.S. patents, most to do with lubrication of steam engines. Born free in Canada, he returned as a five-year-old child with his family to the United States in 1847, where he lived for the rest of his life and became a US citizen.”  (He is known to have inspired the phrase “The real McCoy”)

    Paint it Black series: 11/29 Elijah McCoy

     ”A black Canadian-American inventor and engineer, who was notable for his 57 U.S. patents, most to do with lubrication of steam engines. Born free in Canada, he returned as a five-year-old child with his family to the United States in 1847, where he lived for the rest of his life and became a US citizen.”  (He is known to have inspired the phrase “The real McCoy”)

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