Black History Month Presentation

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Famous Firsts in Black History & Women’s History:

Famous Firsts in Black History & Women’s History

First African American to win an Oscar:

First African American to win an Oscar Sidney Portier 1964

First African American Miss America:

First African American Miss America Vanessa L Williams 1984

First African American Secretary of the State :

First African American Secretary of the State Colin Powell 2001

First African American NFL players 1920’s:

First African American NFL players 1920’s Fritz Pollard and Bobby Marshall

First African American star of a sitcom:

First African American star of a sitcom Bill cosby 1965

First African American to earn a PhD from Harvard :

First African American to earn a PhD from Harvard WEB Dubois 1918

Disney’s first African American Princess:

Disney’s first African American Princess The Princess and the Frog. COMING SOON TO A THEATER NEAR YOU!

First African American player in major league baseball :

First African American player in major league baseball 1947 Jackie Robinson

First African American Female to go into Space :

First African American Female to go into Space Mae Jemison 1992

First African American to win the Masters in Golf:

First African American to win the Masters in Golf Tiger Woods

First African American Millionaire:

First African American Millionaire Madam CJ Walker (1919)

First African American Billionaire:

First African American Billionaire Oprah Winfrey 2009

First African American President of the USA:

First African American President of the USA President Barack Obama 2009

First female medical doctor :

First female medical doctor Elizabeth Blackwell 1849

First woman to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean (it took 15 hours) :

First woman to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean (it took 15 hours) Amelia Earhart 1932

First female Olympic ice-skater to earn 37 PERFECT scores. :

First female Olympic ice-skater to earn 37 PERFECT scores. Michelle Kwan 2002

Only American Indian female on the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1790:

Only American Indian female on the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1790 Sacagawea

First Hispanic Female Surgeon General :

First Hispanic Female Surgeon General Antonia Coello Novello 1990

Female that Established the Red Cross:

Female that Established the Red Cross Clara Barton 1881

First woman to start a college:

First woman to start a college Mary McLeod Bethune 1904

First African American woman to win an Oscar:

First African American woman to win an Oscar Halle Berry 2002

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