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Can you name the most prominent figures in African American history??

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He fled slavery in Maryland in 1830 and founded a settlement in Ontario Canada for fugitive slaves1830
Invented electronis control devices for guided missiles, IBM computers, and the control unit for a pacemaker,_
Chairman of the neurosurgery department and director of the Maxine Dunitz Neurological Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in LA, California_
Wrote the Negro National Anthem 'Lift Every Voice and Sing'_
Published his 'Appeal' which demanded the immediate abolition of slavery.1829
Discoverd techniques to store blood and developed blood banks._
Holds 47 US and more than 200 foreign patents on microphones and techniques for making polymer foil-electrets. He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1999 _
The first known African American published author (An Eveing Thought: Salvation by Christ with Pentitential Cries)1760
Has served on the editorial starr of 'Ebony' for over 50 years, wrote 'Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America, 1619-1962_
Second african american to receive a patent, invented a corn seed planter and a cotton planter1834
Invented the carbon filament for light bulbs1881
Published 'Incidents in the Life os A Slave Girl' under the pseudonym Linda Brent1861
First African American Rhodes scholar, wrote 'The New Negro'1925
Wrote 'From Slavery to Freedom' which has sold over 3 million copies. In 1995 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nations highest civilian honor.1947
First african american to serve as US Surgeon General1993
Skiiled neurosurgeon, successfully separated a pair of siamese twins that were joined at the back of the head.1987
Her work, 'I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings' was the first non-fiction work by an african american woman to make the best seller list._
He and Dennis Moelle created a microcomputer with bus control means for peripheral processing devices._
Author of the poem 'Mother to Son'_
Invented the far ultraviolet electrographic camera usesd in the Apollo 16 mission1972

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