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List of African-American firsts

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African Americans are an ethnic group in the United States. The first achievements by African ... First African American to receive a degree from an American college: .... First known African-Americ...

Key Events in Black Higher Education : The Journal of Blacks in ...

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1870: Harvard College graduates its first black student, Richard Theodore .... 1931: Jane Matilda Bolin is the first black woman graduate of Yale Law School.

Beyond Coeducation: Oberlin College and Women's History

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Oberlin students of the late 1850's (courtesy Oberlin College Archives) ... in 1862, Oberlin graduated Mary Jane Patterson, the first African American woman to ...

This HBCU Alumna is the 1st Black Woman to Graduate from Yale ...

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Jul 26, 2015 ... Jedidah Isler is an astrophysicist who studies supermassive black holes at the center of ... Jedidah C. Isler is the first Black Woman to Graduate from Yale with a PhD .... Sign up for HBCU news, college tips, and advice.

Novel about first black Vassar grad teaches a valuable lesson

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Jun 28, 2016 ... Novel about first black Vassar grad teaches a valuable lesson ... In 1897, Hemmings became the first African-American woman to graduate from Vassar, ... claiming her blackness and attending Wellesley College instead.

African-American Firsts: Education - Biography.com

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... Alexander Lucius Twilight, the first African American to graduate from a U.S. college; and Charlotte E. Ray, the first female African-American lawyer in the U.S.  ...

The first African American female graduates of The Citadel - The ...

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First African American women to graduate from The Citadel, Class of 2002 ... the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American College of ...

University of Pittsburgh - The History of Women at Pitt - Black ...

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Dr. Jean Hamilton Walls, the first black woman to receive a bachelor's degree ( 1910) ... Her dissertation was A Study of Seventy-Eight Negro Graduates of the ... In 1922, the women formed the Council of Negro College Women (C.N.C.W) to ...

Black History Month 2014: 101 African American Firsts | The Black ...

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Woman to graduate from a college, Lucy Stanton, 1850. College president: ... First African American film company: Lincoln Motion Picture Company, 1916.

The African American Female Elite: The Early History of African ...

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approximately five hundred Black women graduated from these institutions. ..... Wellesley's first two Black alumnae were happy with their college experience.

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Lucy Ann Stanton, 1st black American woman to earn 4-year college ...

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Feb 23, 2012 ... View full sizePD fileLucy Ann Stanton, the first black woman to earn a ... After graduation, Stanton, who received a literary degree, taught in a ...

1st Black College Graduates - The Root

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May 19, 2014 ... To me, the list of men and women who earned their degrees before and ... The first black college student hailed not from the North, but from the ...

Famous Firsts by American Women, 1587–1900 - Infoplease

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Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. ... becomes the first woman to graduate from dental school, the Ohio College of Dental ...