This book highlights the work of Black inventors from over seventy countries. This book documents a number of the inventions, patents, and labor-saving devices conceived by black inventors. The focus of this book is to introduce readers to the facts, that inventions created by black people, both past and present, were developed and patented on a global scale. This also means that there are inventors in every civilization whose ideas have been turned into inventions. In the past the focus has been on American and European inventors. Today, the new giants in the patenting process are Brazil, China, India, Japan, Nigeria, South Africa, and South Korea.