Black History Month Spotlight On Marie Van Brittan Brown: Genius Inventor

As the month of February marks Black History Month, many across not just the US but also other countries such as Canada, United Kingdom, as well as the Netherlands are also celebrating black history month-essentially reminding nations of the often forgotten and looked over or not talked about contributions of black people. Though many companies have benefited from this particular inventors product, she and her husband are seldom if ever recognized for what they created. Marie Van Brittan Brown- and "her husband, Albert, created an early closed-circuit television system to be used for home monitoring. That security system was the forerunner of all advanced home security technology in use today."