Monday, February 1, 2010

February is Black History Month!!

February is Black History Month.....28 Days to celebrate our history in all it's Glory!
I say we should celebrate OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS each and EVERY DAY....
Whaddya think fam?

Today's Black History Moment is brought to you by the letter A:

A is for

Nathaniel Alexander,

Inventor of the Folding Chair...

On July 7, 1911 Nathaniel Alexander of Lynchburg, Virginia patented a folding chair. According to his patent, Nathaniel Alexander designed his chair to be used in schools, churches, and other auditoriums. His design included a book rest that was usable for the person sitting in the seat behind was ideal for church or choir use.

To see a blueprint of the original design CLICK HERE.

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