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African-American Firsts
The first achievements by African Americans historically establish a foothold, setting a precedent for more widespread change.
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African Americans are an ethnic group in the United States. The first achievements by African Americans in various fields historically marked footholds , often ...


African American history is about much more than chronicling a series of "firsts." The time and place of a breakthrough reflects not only remarkable individual ...


List of famous African Americans firsts in government, law, and more.


Explore Biography.com's collection of pioneering African-American women with indelible legacies, including Charlotte E. Ray, Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey, ...


Explore Biography.com's collection of African-American Firsts: Education, including Ruby Bridges, Marie M. Daly, Henry Ossian Flipper and Charlotte E. Ray.


Browse our collection of African-American Firsts: Awards & Honors, including Oprah Winfrey, who became the first recipient of the Academy of Television ...


Explore Biography.com's collection of African-American Firsts: Artists, including Gordon Parks, Edmonia Lewis, Henry Ossawa Tanner and Barbara Brandon.


Dec 22, 2015 ... From gymnastics to NASCAR, from media and entertainment to politics, here are nine African Americans who made history in 2015.


In 1921, she became the first African American female pilot and the first to have an ... 7 African American Firsts: Black Men and Women who Broke Barriers.