Alice Allison Dunnigan was the 1st black female reporter to travel with a U.S. president; Harry S. Truman's election campaign, 1949.
Victoria Mahoney, 1st black woman to hold a directing position for a Star Wars film, second unit director, 2018.
Carl Brashear was the 1st black U.S. Navy diver, 1954.
Cardi B holds the record for Most Simultaneous Billboard US Hot 100 entries by a woman.
In Living Color, 1st tv show created, written, produced and starring blacks, 1990.
Adam Wade was the 1st black game show host; CBS' Musical Chairs, 1975.
Cheryl Browne was the 1st black contestant in the Miss America pageant, Miss Iowa, 1970.