Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Black History Month
Myth Thirty and Thirty-One

All through the month of February we are instructed to celebrate Black History. We are going to do that by correcting some of the myths circulated throughout the month of February. Each day there will be another entry of the myths of black inventions.It appears the attitude of many people in our country are the same as those of the commenter on this blog a few days ago who stated, “Robb its pathetic you try to deny other races inventions(whether they invented it or not).” I guess this person doesn’t care about the truth.Actually, I am not trying to deny anybody anything, just correcting some myths that are circulated by anti-White zealots.

Did many Negroes hold patents - yes - but a patent is not an invention. Only the uneducated confuse the two. For the record, I am not the author of the following.
We are told that William Barry, a Negro, invented the
Postmarking and Canceling Machine
in 1897?
This didn't happen either.
He did get a patent - but a patent is NOT an invention
Try Pearson Hill of England, in 1857. Hill's machine marked the postage stamp with vertical lines and postmark date. By 1892, US post offices were using several brands of machines, including one that could cancel, postmark, count and stack more than 20,000 pieces of mail per hour (Marshall Cushing, Story of Our Post Office, Boston: A. M. Thayer & co., 1892, pp.189-191). See about the origin of the canceling machine here:
It is amazing that there are people who actulally
believe that Negro, W.A. Lavalette
invented "the advanced printing press" in 1878?
That is what black "historians" tell others.
But after reading this you will know better!
Movable-type printing first appeared in East Asia. In Europe, around 1455, Johann Gutenberg adapted the screw press used in other trades such as winemaking and combined it with type-metal alloy characters and oil-based printing ink. Major advances after Gutenberg include the cylinder printing press (c. 1811) by Frederick Koenig and Andreas Bauer, the rotary press (1846) by Richard M. Hoe, and the web press (1865) by William Bullock. Major advances do not include Lavalette's patent, which was only one of 3,268 printing patents granted in the US by the year 1888 (Butterworth, Growth of Industrial Art). See History of the printing press by clicking here:


Anonymous said...

Will you please stop wasting your time? These attempts to put down another race just for the sake of it are pathetic.

NCKnight said...

Anonymous said...
"Will you please stop wasting your time? These attempts to put down another race just for the sake of it are pathetic."

If you think this blog is pathetic, then aren't you wasting YOUR time by coming on here and posting negative remarks?

Adeimantus said...

These are not "attempets to put down another race." This is simply a question of not permitting another race to get away with telling LIES. Truth-telling is justified, not "pathetic."

Klan said...

Let's really celebrate Black History. It is a history of primative living, primative art such as lip plates and bones in your nose, slavery, freedom from slavery, poverty/living off welfare, horrendous crimes such as murder, drive-by shootings, rape, theft, ect., drug dealing and of course one guy gets the Presidency just because he is black. This is nothing really to celebrate!