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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 our collection of pioneering African Americans in government and politics, including Alexander Lucius Twilight, the first African American to win election ...


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


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.


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


Feb 10, 2017 ... From the first Oscar for an actress in a supporting role to the first singer to win Grammys in three categories, these men and women broke ...