Mamokgethi Phakeng became the first black female South African to obtain a PhD in Mathematics Education in 2002.
Darius Rucker became the first black person to win the New Artist Award from the Country Music Association, and the second black person…
Moms Mabley 1894 to 1975 was one of the first openly LGBT comedians.
Jomo Kenyatta was the first prime minister from 1963 to 1964 and then the first president from 1964 to 1978 of independent Kenya.
Augusta Savage was the first black artist to join the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors in 1934.