Missing Word: Eminent African-Americans (A-Z)

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Can you name the missing words in the names of these eminent African-Americans, A-Z?

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Maya _______(A) Pulitzer Prize nominated poet and autobiographer
______ T. Washington(B) Founded Tuskegee Institute, wrote 'Up From Slavery'
___________ Rice(C) 1st female African-American Secretary of State
W.E.B. __ ____(D) 1st African-American to earn a doctorate from Harvard
Medgar _____(E) Civil rights activist, was assassinated in 1963
_________ Douglass(F) Abolitionist leader and autobiographer
______ Washington Carver(G) Inventor and agricultural pioneer
_______ Tubman(H) Abolitionist leader and Underground Railroad conductor
___ B. Wells(I) Civil rights journalist and anti-lynching campaigner
_____ Owens(J) Won 4 gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Martin Luther ____, Jr.(K) 1964 Nobel Peace Prize winner
________ Hughes(L) Harlem Renaissance poet, novelist, and playwright
Thurgood ________(M) 1st African-American Supreme Court Justice
____ Simone(N) Civil rights musician
Barack _____(O) 1st African-American President
Colin ______(P) 1st African-American Secretary of State
______ Jones(Q) Most Grammy-nominated artist in history
Jackie ________(R) 1st African-American to play Major League baseball
______ Poitier(S) 1st African-American actor to win an Academy Award
Sojourner _____(T) Abolitionist and Women's Rights activist; gave 'Aint I a Woman?' speech
______ Burns(U) 1st female African-American CEO of a Fortune 500 company (Xerox)
______ Jordan, Jr.(V) Civil rights leader and advisor to Bill Clinton
Madam C.J. ______(W) 1st female millionaire
Malcolm _(X) Civil rights activist and black nationalist
Coleman _____(Y) 1st African-American mayor of Detroit
____ Neale Hurston(Z) Harlem Renaissance author of 'Their Eyes Were Watching God'

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