Black History Month spot-lights a Black man named Robert F. Flemmings Jr. for inventing the guitar.
Flemmings patent number for his invention is 338,727 and is maintained with the United States Patent Office. http://patft.uspto.gov/netahtml/PTO/srchnum.htm
Flemmings patent is maintained as an image so after you are directed to his patent, you will need to click on the image selection to review details. Details include pictures of the guitar along with Flemmings description of the instrument and usage thereof.
You can research or view Flemmings patent if you so choose at the following web address: http://patft.uspto.gov/netahtml/PTO/srchnum.htm
Spot-lights serve as a measure to reflect that all humans are capable, that no one is better than anyone else and as a society, we should work to move forward in thorough acceptance of all.
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