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Wilbert D. Jones creates educational poster

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Wilbert D. Jones created the “Miracles Happen, Black Innovators” educational poster – a photo collage of 65 historical and contemporary African-American patent holders, inventors, scientists and other innovators.

His poster enlightens and inspires the lives of young people by allowing them look to African-American scientists, engineers, and mathematicians; rather than only sports icons, rappers, and chasing a quick dollar. He says that young people should learn their craft, be a student, a self-disciplined researcher of who and what they want to be and in this search never give up their true calling. In his personal experience, he notes, that even though you get kicked down, as he did when trying to get his own invention patented, that one must have a “can do” attitude and never give up on their dream!

His poster can be purchased at

Read more at Black News


Written by Symphony

December 28, 2007 at 11:14 pm

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