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

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