Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Born May 17, 1912 in North Carolina, Mary Kenner was an African American female. She developed the sanitary belt, which had a moisture proof napkin. It actually took her 30 years to due racism. A company showed interest in her product, but was reluctant because of her race. By 1957 she was able to save up her own money to fund and patent her creation. She came up with many products, having a total of 5 patents between 1956-1957. She also invented the toilet tissue holder. She was in innovative individual with many talents and creations.