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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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1862: Mary Jane Patterson, a teacher, graduates with a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College. She is considered the first African-American woman to earn a ...

1st Black College Graduates - The Root

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May 19, 2014 ... 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: Meet America's first black ... it is an ideal time to remember the generations of black women and men who ...

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.

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

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U.S Army unit to have black men comprise more than half of its troops: 1st Rhode Island Regiment, ... Woman to graduate from a college, Lucy Stanton, 1850.

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

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Jul 26, 2015 ... Jedidah C. Isler is the first Black Woman to Graduate from Yale with a PhD. Jedidah C. Isler ... Sign up for HBCU news, college tips, and advice.

African-American Firsts: Education - Biography.com

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Explore Biography.com's collection of African-American Firsts: Education, including ... Academy at West Point; Marie M. Daly, the first African-American woman to ... the first African American to graduate from a U.S. college; and Charlotte E. Ray ...

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 ...

Famous Firsts by African Americans (Inventors, Government, Law ...

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The first black woman to serve as a mayor of a major U.S. city was Sharon Pratt Dixon ... She graduated from the New England Female Medical College in 1864.

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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

First black women to graduate from Corps of Cadets - The Citadel ...

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But on May 11 when the first black female cadets to graduate from The Citadel walk away from The Military College of South Carolina and into the world that ...