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

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