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Can you name the African-Americans?

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

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