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Spotlighting 15 African American Inventors!
0:42 FREDERICK MCKINLEY JONES
1:12 DR. SHIRLEY JACKSON
1:58 LEWIS LATIMER
2:48 MARIE VAN BRITTAN BROWN
3:25 OTIS BOYKIN
3:57 LONNIE G. JOHNSON
4:35 CHARLES DREW
5:37 MARIAN R. CROAK
6:14 LISA GELOBTER
7:00 PHILIP EMEAGWALI
7:41 JESSE ERNEST WILKINS, JR.
8:44 ELIJAH MCCOY
9:32 GARRETT MORGAN
10:05 MARY AND MILDRED DAVIDSON
This entrepreneur is the founder of "Way Funner Games" and inventor of "Tic-Tac Match"
Tic-Tac Match is a wildly unpredictable card game variation of the classic game tic-tac-toe. Just a few minutes to learn provides hours of enjoyment. Challenge your opponent to match three cards in a row of BOTH the same symbol and the same color by stacking on cards already in play. But don’t be fooled by the simple rules. Action Cards interject deep strategies that guarantee a winner every time. Players can flip sides mid-game, wipe out their opponent’s hand or play two cards on a single turn. There is even a team-play version for four players.
Joan Brennan, St. Louis Inventor and Edupreneur
Joan Brennan is a middle-school educator, business owner, and patented inventor of 2 customizable tools for challenged readers of all ages. She invented physical Reading Focus Cards (Patent 7,565,759) and Reading Focus Cards desktop apps (Patent 8,360,779) for Macs and Windows PCs.