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Her work, 'I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings' was the first non-fiction work by an african american woman to make the best seller list.Maya Angelou
94.6%
Author of the poem 'Mother to Son'Langston Hughes
45.2%
Skiiled neurosurgeon, successfully separated a pair of siamese twins that were joined at the back of the head.Dr Benjamin Carson
45.2%
Wrote the Negro National Anthem 'Lift Every Voice and Sing'James Weldon Johnson
43%
Discoverd techniques to store blood and developed blood banks.Dr Charles Drew
43%
Published 'Incidents in the Life os A Slave Girl' under the pseudonym Linda BrentHarriet Ann Jacobs
25.8%
First african american to serve as US Surgeon GeneralMinnie Jocelyn Lee Elders
25.8%
Published his 'Appeal' which demanded the immediate abolition of slavery.David Walker
24.7%
Invented the carbon filament for light bulbsLewis Howard Latimer
24.7%
Has served on the editorial starr of 'Ebony' for over 50 years, wrote 'Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America, 1619-1962Lerone Bennett Jr
23.7%
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First African American Rhodes scholar, wrote 'The New Negro'Alain Locke
21.5%
Wrote 'From Slavery to Freedom' which has sold over 3 million copies. In 1995 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nations highest civilian honor.John Hope Franklin
21.5%
The first known African American published author (An Eveing Thought: Salvation by Christ with Pentitential Cries)Jupiter Hammon
19.4%
Invented the far ultraviolet electrographic camera usesd in the Apollo 16 missionGeorge Carruthers
17.2%
Chairman of the neurosurgery department and director of the Maxine Dunitz Neurological Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in LA, CaliforniaKeith L Black
17.2%
Invented electronis control devices for guided missiles, IBM computers, and the control unit for a pacemaker,Otis Boykin
17.2%
Holds 47 US and more than 200 foreign patents on microphones and techniques for making polymer foil-electrets. He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1999 James West
16.1%
He and Dennis Moelle created a microcomputer with bus control means for peripheral processing devices.Mark Dean
16.1%
Second african american to receive a patent, invented a corn seed planter and a cotton planterHenry Blair
16.1%
He fled slavery in Maryland in 1830 and founded a settlement in Ontario Canada for fugitive slavesJosiah Henson
14%

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