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Althea Gibson (1927-2003)

Althea Gibson (1927-2003)

Althea Gibson was born in Silver, North Carolina on August 25, 1927. She became the first black person to win ...
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Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Barack Obama was born August 4, 1961. He is the first African American to be elected President of the United ...
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Benjamin Banneker (1761-1806)

Benjamin Banneker (1761-1806)

Benjamin Banneker was born in Maryland on November 9, 1731. He is often known as the "First African American Scientist." ...
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Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950)

Carter G. Woodson is known as "The Father of Black History." During the month of February, American take the time ...
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Elijah McCoy (1843-1929)

Elijah McCoy (1843-1929)

Elijah McCoy was born May 2, 1844 in Colchester, Ontario. His parents, George and Emillia, were former slaves who escaped ...
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Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)

Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)

Frederick Douglass was born a slave. He Escaped from slavery at the age of 21.  He became a great speaker ...
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