Colorful History #66: Jerry Lawson and Channel F
Students can explore untold stories of innovation, Black excellence in science and technology, and more with Colorful History #66: Jerry Lawson and Channel F.
This free comic tells the story of Jerry Lawson, a self-taught computer and electronics expert and one of the few Black computer engineers in the field in the 1970s, who invented the cartridge-based video game system.
Writer: Matt Slayter
Artist: Marcus Kwame Anderson
Letter: R Alan Brooks
Recommended for: Grades 6-10