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Ruby Bridges

Ruby Nell Bridges Hall was the first African-American child to integrate New Orleans Public Schools at 6 years old in 1960. She was escorted into William Franz Elementary School by two federal agents. 6 more words

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Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable

Celebrating accomplishments of African Americans. Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable founded the City of Chicago during the 1780s. Chicago is now the third largest City in the United States. 14 more words

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Edward Bouchet

Dr. Edward Bouchet is the first African-American to earn a doctorate degree in the United States of America. He earned a doctorate degree in Physics in 1876 from Yale University. 26 more words

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Dr. John Morton Finney

Celebrating accomplishments of African-Americans. Dr. John Morton Finney was born on June 25, 1889, in Uniontown, Kentucky. Dr. Finney practiced law until the age of 106 in 1996. 13 more words

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Guion Bluford Jr.

Celebrating accomplishments of African-Americans. Guion Bluford Jr is the first African-American Astronaut 1983. Learn more about Guion @ http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/bluford-gs.html

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Tia Norfleet

Good morning family and friends! Celebrating the accomplishments of African-Americans,the name Tia Norfleet comes to my mind. She was the first female African-American Nascar drive. Her official website is http://www.tianorfleet34.com/ 6 more words

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On Character | Booker T. Washington, Hampton University 1875

Character is power.

Booker T. Washington, Educator, Orator, Author, College President

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