African-Americans

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

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