Angela Bassett 1st black to win Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
Joycelyn Elders first black Surgeon General, 1993.
Bozema Saint John 1st black woman on stage at Apple Dev. Conf.
Diahann Carroll 1st black actress to be nominated for a Tony Award.
Ida B. Wells first black woman to charter a bank and was also president of the bank.
Ida B. Wells 1st black woman to be a paid correspondent for a mainstream white newspaper.
Ida B. Wells co-founder NAACP.