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She wrote 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.'
At age 6, she integrated a school in New Orleans.
The inventor of peanutbutter.
The first American killed in the Revolutionary War.
She was an activist and advisor to FDR.
She performed to a crowd of 75,000 at the Lincoln Memorial after being barred from Constitution Hall because of her race.
He single-handedly broke the baseball color barrier.
The first woman, black or white, to earn $1 million.
The inventor of modern ice cream.
He performed the first open-heart surgery.
The first woman, black or white, to earn an international pilot's license.
He was stripped of his heavyweight boxing title because of his opposition to the Vietnam War.
Called Moses, she led over 300 slaves to freedom.
The first African-American woman to run for president.
She wrote 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.'
Self-educated leader of the Tuskegee Institute.
Poet during the Harlem Renaissance; City College now awards a medal under his name.
The instigator of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Gave the 'I Have a Dream' speech.

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