Erin Jackson first black woman to secure a spot on the U.S. Olympic speed skating long track team.
Billy Ray White Menlo Park’s first black mayor, 1981.
Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen Jr. first black to command a squadron in the Naval Service.
Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen first black Marine Corps aviator.
Toni Morrison, 1st Black person to win Nobel Prize for Literature
Lisa Leslie first player to dunk in an WNBA game on 7/12/2002.
Highland Beach Town is the first Black-owned beach town founded in 1893.