Innovations, Innovators & Culture

One of the greatest businessman Henry Ford is the founder of Ford Motor Company and is the man largely responsible for initiating this era of mass-consumption and mass-production in our economy. Ford's innovative business practices, including standardization, the assembly line, and high wages for our workers,has revolutionized the American industry.Marcus Garvey is the a leader in the black nationalist movement which he's applying the economic ideas of Pan-Africanists to the immense resources available in urban centers.His Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) has the largest black secular organization in African-American history. Possibly a million men and women from the United States, the Caribbean, and Africa belongs to it. Flappers are the "new breed" of young Western women in who wear short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz, and flaunted their disdain for what is considered acceptable behavior.