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First African American college president1863
First african american US senator1870
Record breaking track star, won three gold medals1960
A great thoroughbred jockey, won three derbies_
First black to serve in the US HOR_
First musical written and produced by african americans1898
He was a wizard at plsying harmonica and was the first african american to perform at the Grand Ole Opry_
First african american woman to win Songwriter of the Year2001
First african american to win an individual gold medal1924
Won a record breaking 8 Grammy awards in 19841984
First african american to win the Nobel Peace prize, for mediating the Arab-Israeli truce1950
First african american woman to earn a B.A.1862
Greatest boxer of all time_
First african american to recieve a patent in 1821.1821
Invented numerous devices relating to the railroad._
First african american heavyweight champion_
First african american to be elected mayor of a predeominately white southern city1968
First african american player to play a game in the NBA1950
First African American pilots in the US armed forces1941
He invented an automatic lubricator for oiling steam engines in 1872.1872
Held over 60 patents, mostly to do with refrigeration._
First african american college professor1849
Raleigh's first and only african american mayor1973
Invented a fire escpae ladder in 18781878
He invented a 3-way automatic stop sign._
All black regiments of the US army1866
First black film1912
First African American woman elected to the US senate_
Invented the She Lasting machine, revolutionzing the shoe making industry_
First african american to win the Masters Tournament1997
Invented a bed that folded up into a cabinet, second african american woman to recieve a patent.1885
First and only african american to be crowned International Grand Master of chess1999
First black movie production company1915
Patented a fire extinguisher in 18721872
The first US record label owned and operated by african americans1921
Published the play 'The Escape; or, A Leap for Freedom' in 1858, the first play published by an african american1858
First college owned and operated by african americans1863
He presented a bill to Congress that would give african americans more control over their communities1968
Figure skater, first african american to win a medal at the Winter Olympic games1988
Father of gospel music, his most famous work is 'Take my Hand Precious Lord'_
First african american woman to receive a patent.1884
In the mid 1800s, Philadelphia was known as_
18th and current president of Brown university2000
This case upheld the constitutionality of using busing to acheive integration of schools1971
First African American to graduate from an american medical school in 18471847
First african american female college professor in 18581858
First african american to perform with the New York Metropolitan Opera1955
First African American to earn a doctorate degree from an american university1876
First african american inducted into the tennis hall of fame1985

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