Bobby Mitchell, 1935-2020, first Black player for the Washington Redskins.
Gladys Bentley 1907 - 1960 openly lesbian blues singer, and pianist, of the Harlem Renaissance. AKA “America's Greatest Sepia Piano Player" and the…
Cheryl Wall 1948 - 2020 literary critic and professor at Rutgers University. One of the first black women to head an English department
Dorothy West 1907 -1998. Writer during the Harlem Renaissance.
Drake 1986 first male artist to have three songs premiere on Billboard Hot 100.
Lila Fenwick 1932 - 2020 in 1956 was the first Black woman to graduate from Harvard Law School.
Mary Louise Smith b. 1937 civil rights activist arrested at the age of 18 in 1955 before Rosa Parks for refusing to give…