Charles Gordone was the 1st black Pulitzer prize winner in drama, 1970.
Perry Young Jr was the 1st black pilot for a commercial airline, 1957.
Briton Hammon was the 1st black person to publish an autobiography; A Narrative of the Uncommon Sufferings, and Surprizing Deliverance of Briton Hammon, A…
Senator Kamala Harris, CA, 2016, 1st U.S. senator of Jamaican or Indian descent.
Senator Kamala Harris, first black woman senator from California, 2016.