Camilla Williams was the first black person to sing a major role with the Vienna State Opera in 1954.
Morgan DeBaun founded Blavity, a tech and media company that shapes conversations and brings new insights to the black millennial community in 2014.
Missy Elliot will become the first female hip-hop artist to receive an honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music in May 2019.
Sarah Boone was granted a patent for her invention of the ironing board in 1892
Vivian Johnson, professor and historian who unearthed the deed showing that Zipporah Potter Atkins was the first black landowner in Boston Massachusetts of…