The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization formed to advance justice for blacks, formed in 1909.Read more "The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)"
Valeisha Butterfield is the global head of women and the black community at Google and has previously worked for Obama for America, RUSH Communications, and HBO; 2018.Read more "Valeisha Butterfield"
Donald Glover, the first black man to win an Emmy for directing a comedy series, 2017.Read more "Donald Glover"
Audra McDonald In 2014 Tony Award, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play this year, making her the first woman to ever earn six Tony Award wins (not counting honorary awards) and the first woman to win a Tony Award in all four acting categories.Read more "Audra McDonald"
Geraldine W. Lewis 1st black woman elected to the Montana legislature, 1967.Read more "Geraldine W. Lewis"
Feelmore Adult Gallery in Oakland, CA, was founded in 2010 by Nenna Joiner one of the few queer women of color in the sex toy store industry. The store’s motto is “it’s more than just sex.”Read more "Feelmore/Nenna Joiner"
Joseph L Searles III was the 1st black member of the New York Stock Exchange, 1970.Read more "Joseph L Searles III"
John Mercer Langston was the first dean of Howard Law School.Read more "John Mercer Langston"
Juliana Stratton 1st black woman elected lieutenant governor of Illinois, 2018.Read more "Juliana Stratton"
Jessica O. Matthews, Nigerian-American inventor, co-founder of Uncharted Power, makes a soccer ball used as a power generator.Read more "Jessica O. Matthews"