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

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