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This inventor developed the microphone in the 1960s and holds more than 200 foreign patents on microphones.
Her contributions led to the invention of GPS. She has also been inducted into the Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Hall of Fame.
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This inventor developed the microphone in the 1960s and holds more than 200 foreign patents on microphones.
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Who is “Dr. James West”?
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Her contributions led to the invention of GPS. She has also been inducted into the Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Hall of Fame.
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Who is “Gladys West”?
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Known as the “Black Edison”, his most notable invention allowed people to communicate by voice over telegraph wires which ultimately prevented train accidents.
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Who is “Granville Woods”?
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He was an engineer for NASA but is most famous for inventing the toy water gun, Super Soaker.
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Who is “Lonnie Johnson”?
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This HBCU graduate and NASA scientist created the technology used to send images from space to earth.
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Who is “Valerie Thomas”?
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He is the first African American to win an Oscar for his role as a construction worker who helps build a chapel in Lilies of the Field.
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Who was “Sidney Poitier”?
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She is the first black woman to be the American Ballet Theatre’s principal dancer.
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Who is “Misty Copeland”?
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Her movie, “A Wrinkle in Time,” earned her recognition as the first African-American woman to direct a film with a budget over $100 million.
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Who is “Ava DuVernay”?
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With the help of Madea, he is the first African-American to own a major movie studio in the United States.
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Who is “Tyler Perry”?
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His iconic role as King T’Challa in Black Panther helped children across the globe find their inner superhero.
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Who is “Chadwick Boseman”?
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Best known as the first “African American man in Space,” this former Air Force pilot made history as a mission specialist for the Challenger launch in 1983.
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Who is “Guion Bluford”?
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This black astronomer popularized science with his books and frequent appearances on radio and television.
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Who is “Neil deGrasse Tyson”?
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As one of NASA’s ‘Hidden Figures’, she performed complex calculations that enabled humans to successfully achieve space flight.
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Who is “Katherine Johnson”?
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Her space flight aboard the space shuttle Endeavour in 1992 established her as the United States' first female African-American space traveler.
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Who is “Mae Jemison”?
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Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, a black scientist from NC led the effort to create a vaccine for this deadly pandemic.
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What is “COVID-19”?
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Lawrence Douglas Wilder was the first African American in the United States to be elected governor of this state.
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What is “Virginia”?
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He was the first African-American to serve on the Supreme Court.
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Who is “Thurgood Marshall”?
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He is the first black Senator from Georgia who is also pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.
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Who is “Senator Raphael Warnock”?
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She is the first Black major-party candidate to run for President, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.
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Who is “Shirley Chisolm”?
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Kamala Harris took the oath of office for VP of the United States, using two bibles, one belonging to this late civil rights icon and Supreme Court Justice.
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Who is “Thurgood Marshall”?
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In 2018, she became the most decorated gymnast in world championship history, when she won gold four events.
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Who is “Simone Biles”?
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This woman won a gold medal in 1948, seen here with Jesse Owens was signed by Coca-Cola, making her the first Black woman athlete to endorse a consumer product.
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Who is “Alice Coachman”?
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Tiger Woods said if it wasn’t for this man who was the first black man to play the PGA, he wouldn’t have been able to play the professional tour.
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Who is “Charlie Sifford”?
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This sports legend and civil rights activist was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame surpassing Babe Ruth as the home-run king.
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Who is “Hank Aaron”?
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Known as the “Black Mamba” this iconic basketball player is known for his work-ethic, numerous NBA championship titles, and an Academy Award.
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Who is “Kobe Bryant”?
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Before Rosa Parks, she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white woman on a crowded, segregated bus.
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Who is “Claudette Colvin”?
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In 1966, he co-founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense with Huey Newton.
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Who is “Bobby Seale”?
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She was the first black child to integrate an all-white public elementary school in New Orleans.
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Who is “Ruby Bridges”?
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This young activist wrote a letter to former President Obama to draw his attention to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
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Who is “Amariyanna "Mari" Copeny”?
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His death in Minnesota created global-wide protests and brought to light policy brutality of black people.
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Who is “George Floyd”?
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