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

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