Mashama Bailey first black woman nominated for best chef at the James Beard Foundation Awards, 2018.
Joseph Roberts was the 1st black governor of Liberia in 1841. In 1848, he was elected the 1st president of Liberia.
Ardella Dailey was the first black Superintendent of Schools in the city of Alameda, California.
On February 5, 1924, tenor Roland Hayes became the first African American artist to give a full-length recital at Carnegie Hall.
Isis King, first transgender model to compete on America's Next Top Model in 2011.