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Martin Luther King Jr. Was Once Stabbed During a Book Signing
The First African-American Congresswoman Survived Multiple Assassination Attempts When Running for President
Jane Cooke Wright, M.D., an African American Who Pioneered The Advancement of Cancer Medicine
Despite Being Born a Free Black Woman, Sarah Parker Remond Fought Against Slavery
Sojourner Truth Was 29-Years Old When She Escaped Slavery with Her Young Daughter
Frances Watkins Harper, a Black Poet and Speaker Who Fought Against Slavery
James Forten, a Black Inventor and Shipping Businessman in the 1800s
The Infamous Letter That Frederick Douglas Wrote to Harriet Tubman
This 11-Year Old is the Youngest Fashion Designer Ever to Present at New York Fashion Week
In 2017, BP Appointed its First Ever Black Female CEO
Jack Johnson, the First African American Boxer to Be a Heavyweight Champion
Meet David Harris, the First Black Pilot For a Commercial Airline
Richard Greener, the First Black Student to Graduate from Harvard
Janice Bryant Howroyd, the First Black Woman to Own and Run a Billion-Dollar Company
Oscar Micheaux, the First African-American Filmmaker
Max Robinson, America’s First Black Television Network Anchor
Mary Alexander, the First Black Woman to Appear in Coca-Cola Advertisements
Meet Hercules Posey, George Washington’s Unsung Black Chef
Civil Rights Icon Ruby Bridges Continues Her Fight Against Racism in Schools
WIC Program was Originally Created by the Black Panther Party in the Late 1960s