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Can you name the African-Americans?

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

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