Joe Gans (November 25, 1874 – August 10, 1910) became the first Black boxing champion as a lightweight in 1902.
Judy W. Reed (born 1826) is first Black woman to hold a patent after acquiring one for an improved dough kneader in 1884.
Damion Gross, 1999 model, disability lifestyle influencer, YouTuber, model, actor.
Rev. Dr. Yolanda Pierce, who became the first woman to hold the position of dean at Howard University’s School of Divinity in 2017,