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Can you name the African-Americans?

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

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