African-Americans

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Can you name the African-Americans?

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

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