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

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