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Can you name the African-Americans?

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

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