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

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