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Can you name the African-Americans?

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

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