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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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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_African-American_firsts

African Americans are an ethnic group in the United States. The first achievements by African Americans in various fields historically marked footholds , often ...

www.blackpast.org/aah/101-african-american-firsts

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 ...

www.infoplease.com/famous-firsts-african-americans

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

www.biography.com/people/groups/african-american-firsts-women

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

www.biography.com/people/groups/african-american-firsts-government-politics

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

www.biography.com/people/groups/african-american-firsts-education

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

www.beliefnet.com/inspiration/galleries/7-african-american-firsts.aspx

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.

www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/breaking-barriers-african-american-firsts-2015-n478556

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

www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/20-notable-african-american-firsts-in-entertainment/2017/02/10/9e42e722-ed62-11e6-9973-c5efb7ccfb0d_gallery.html

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 ...