ATLANTA, GA (CBS46) A metro Atlanta foundation is working to change the face of the video game industry -- and it's taken its inspiration from a little known pioneer, Jerry Lawson.

Lawson invented the first interchangeable cartridge-based video game console to be manufactured and sole, the Fairchild Channel F, in 1976.

At the time, Lawson was one of only a handful of black engineers in the industry at the time. Now, his son and daughter are hoping to change that through the Lawson Foundation for Diversity and Technology. 

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