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Can you name the African-Americans?

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

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