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

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