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

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