Martina Arroyo 1937 Black Puerto Rican soprano performed at the Metropolitan Opera.
Lincoln Motion Picture Company became the first Black film company in 1916.
Black Swan Records was the first Black-owned recording company that sold popular music to black audiences the first company to record black classical musicians from…
The African Company was the first known Black theatre troupe acquired by William Henry Brown in 1821.
Jesse B Blayton (1879-1977) founded WERD, the first Black-owned radio station in 1949.