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SIT BACK, RELAX & ENJOY THE SIMPLE, YET REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THESE PIONEERS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY.

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2 SIT BACK, RELAX & ENJOY THE SIMPLE, YET REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THESE PIONEERS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

3 FEBRUARY 2009 BLACK HISTORY IS AMERICAN HISTORY

4 IN 1926 CARTER G. WOODSON ORIGINATED NEGRO HISTORY WEEK THESE ARE SOME OF THE AFRICAN AMERICANS WHO HAVE INFLUENCED US ALL

5 BARBARA CHARLINE JORDAN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE (D-TEX)

6 SHIRLEY CHISHOLM HOUSE OF REP. (D-NY) /FIRST FEMALE PRESEDENTIAL CANDIDATE

7 GENS. BENJAMAN O. DAVIS THE FATHER: 1 ST BLACK ARMY GENERAL THE SON: 1 ST BLACK AIR FORCE GENERAL

8 COLIN POWELL SECRETARY OF STATE // CHAIRMAN JOINT CHEIFS

9 CARL BRASHEAR FIRST BLACK AMPUTEE TO SERVE IN THE U.S.NAVY/ FIRST BLACK MASTER DIVER IN THE U. S. NAVY

10 DORIE MILLER AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS FOR HEROISM AT PEARL HABOR

11 TUSKEGEE AIRMEN ALL GAVE SOME…SOME GAVE ALL

12 BESSIE “QUEEN BESS” COLEMAN FIRST BLACK PILOT

13 HIRAM R. REVELS FIRST BLACK SENATOR

14 MAJ. ROBERT LAWRENCE JR. FIRST BLACK ASTRONAUT

15 GUION S.BLUFORD FIRST BLACK MAN IN SPACE

16 DR. MAE CAROL JEMISON FIRST BLACK WOMAN IN SPACE

17 DR. CHARLES DREW DISCOVERED BLOOD PLASMA

18 DR. BEN CARSON FIRST TO SUCCESSFULLY SEPARATE TWINS JOINED AT THE HEAD

19 EDWARD A. BOUCHET FIRST BLACK MAN TO EARN A PH.D (YALE UNIVERSITY-1876)

20 GEORGIANA SIMPSON / SADIE T. ALEXANDER / EVA B. DYKES FIRST BLACK WOMEN TO EARN PH.D U OF CHICAGO/ U OF PENN/ RADCLIFFE COLLEGE (1921)

21 FREDERICK DOUGLASS “FRITZ” POLLARD FIRST BLACK HEAD COACH IN THE NFL

22 ART SHELL FIRST BLACK HEAD COACH IN MODERN NFL

23 ERNIE DAVIS FIRST BLACK HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER

24 ROSA PARKS MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

25 IDA B. WELLS BARNETT FIRST WRITER TO DOCUMENT THE LYNCHING OF BLACKS

26 FREDA JOESEPHINE McDONALD BAKER I did take the blows of life, in dignity

27 ROBERT WILLIAMS CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER IN MONROE, NC INTRUMENTAL IN THE KISSING CASE OF 1958

28 FOUR NC A&T FRESHMEN: SAT-IN AT WOOLWORTH’S IN GREENSBORO, NC 1960 AND LAUNCHED A MOVEMENT DAVID RICHMOND,FRANKLIN McCAIN, EZELL BLAIR,JOE McNEIL

29 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR “INJUSTICE ANYWHERE, IS A THREAT TO JUSTICE EVERYWHERE”

30 MALCOLM X (LITTLE) “BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY”

31 MARIAN ANDERSON FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO PERFORM AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA

32 MELVIN & MARIO VAN PEEBLES FILM-MAKERS

33 SHELTON “SPIKE” LEE FILM-MAKER

34 RICHARD PRYOR GROUND BREAKING COMIC

35 MOSES FLEETWOOD WALKER FIRST BLACK PLAYER IN PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL 1884

36 JOSH GIBSON NEGRO LEAGUE STAR HIT 75 HRS IN CAREER HRS

37 JACKIE ROBINSON FIRST BLACK PLAYER IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1947

38 CANNON ST. YMCA LITTLE LEAGUE ALLSTARS CHARLESTON SC 1955 WHITE TEAMS REFUSED TO PLAY THEM

39 MAX ROBINSON FIRST BLACK NETWORK NEWS ANCHOR (ABC)

40 HAZEL SCOTT FIRST BLACK PERSON WITH A NETWORK TV SHOW (DUMONT NETWORK-1950)

41 NATHANEIL ADAMS COLES “KING” FIRST BLACK MAN WITH NETWORK TV SHOW (NBC-1956)

42 HENRY O. FLIPPER FIRST BLACK CADET AT WEST POINT

43 JEAN BAPTISTE POINT DU SABLE THE FATHER OF CHICAGO FOUNDED THE AREA NOW KNOWN AS OF CHICAGO, ILL

44 JACK JOHNSON FIRST BLACK HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION

45 ALTHEA GIBSON FIRST BLACK WIMBLEDON CHAMPION

46 MADAME C. J. WALKER FIRST BLACK FEMALE MILLIONAIRE

47 THURGOOD MARSHALL FIRST BLACK SUPREME COURT JUSTICE

48 CARL B. STOKES FIRST BLACK MAYOR OF A MAJOR CITY (CLEVELAND,OHIO)

49 LAWRENCE DOUGLAS WILDER FIRST BLACK GOVERNOR (VIRGINIA)

50 BARACK OBAMA FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

51 THIS IS A PRESENTATION BY: DUTCH DILLIGARD GOLDSBORO, NC


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