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20 Tech Game Changers in Black History These African-American innovators transformed the way we live, play and eat.

In Tech and Social Media on 08/05/2012 at 12:30

Gerald A. Lawson

Anyone who owns a Playstation, Wii or Xbox should know Lawson’s name. He created the first home video game system that used interchangeable cartridges, offering gamers a chance to play a variety of games and giving video game makers a way to earn profits by selling individual games, a business model that exists today. Lawson, who died last year at age 70, is just beginning to be recognized by the gaming industry for his pioneering work. (there are 21 highlighted personalities at TheRoot.com)

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