Black Nativity, written by Langston Hughes, was one of the first plays written by a black to be preformed Off-Broadway; 1961.
Belva Davis became the first black woman television journalist on the west coast of the United States for KPIX-TV in 1966.
E.V. Wilkins was the 1st black mayor of the town of Roper, North Carolina, 1975.
Member of Outdoor Afro and a member of the first all-black American group to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in July 2018.
Will Smith, along with partner Jazzy Jeff, won the first ever Grammy for Best Rap Performance in1992.